Leptobrachella shiwandashanensis Chen, Peng, Pan, Liao, Liu, and Huang, 2021

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

Leptobrachella shiwandashanensis Chen, Peng, Pan, Liao, Liu, and Huang, 2021, Zootaxa, 5020: 588. Holotype: NNU202103250, by original designation. Type locality: "Golden Camellia National Nature Reserve, Fangcheng City, Guangxi Province, China (21.462º N, 108.073º E; alt. 538 m)". 

English Names

Shiwandashan Leaf Litter Toad (original publication). 

Distribution

Evergreen forest of Mount Shiwandashan at elevations between 300 and 600 m (Golden Camellia National Nature Reserve and Shiwandashan National Nature Reserve), Guangxi Province, China. 

Comment

The sister taxon of Leptobrachella wuhuangmontis, according to the original publication where mtDNA (16S) molecular markers (including a tree of Leptobrachella), morphology, and advertisement call were detailed. 

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