Leptobrachella shimentaina Wang, Lyu, and Wang, 2022

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Megophryidae > Subfamily: Leptobrachiinae > Genus: Leptobrachella > Species: Leptobrachella shimentaina

Leptobrachella shimentaina J. Wang, Z.-T. Lyu, and Y.-Y. Wang in Wang, Qi, Dai, Lyu, Zeng, Chen, Li, Zhao, Wang, and Wang, 2022, Zoosyst. Evol., Berlin, 98: 170. Holotype: SYS a007684, by original designation. Type locality: "from Jiuzhou Yizhan (24°23′38.01″N, 113°06′35.38″E; ca. 300 m a.s.l.), Shimentai Nature Reserve, Yingde City, Guangdong Province, China". http://zoobank.org/CF6EEF64-F539-415B-AD11-FA19C56BC3D5

English Names

Shimentai Leaf Litter Toad (original publication). 


Known only from the type locality in Shimentai Nature Reserve, Yingde City, and the adjacent Luokeng Nature Reserve, Shaoguan City, Guangdong, China, ca. 300–600 m elevation. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: China, People's Republic of

Endemic: China, People's Republic of


Comparative morphology and molecular markers detailed in the original publication. 

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