Leptobrachella tamdil (Sengupta, Sailo, Lalremsanga, Das, and Das, 2010)

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

Leptolalax tamdil Sengupta, Sailo, Lalremsanga, Das, and Das, 2010, Zootaxa, 2406: 60. Holotype: ZSI A10962, by original designation. Type locality: "Tamdil, 23°44.399′N, 92°57.313′E, 745 m asl; datum wgs-84), Mizoram State, north-east India".

Leptolalax (Lalos) tamdil — Dubois, Grosjean, Ohler, Adler, and Zhao, 2010, Zootaxa, 2493: 67.

Leptobrachella tamdil — Chen, Poyarkov, Suwannapoom, Lathrop, Wu, Zhou, Yuan, Jin, Chen, Liu, Nguyen, Nguyen, Duong, Eto, Nishikawa, Matsui, Orlov, Stuart, Brown, Rowley, Murphy, Wang, and Che, 2018, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 124: 162, by implication. 

English Names

Tamdil Slender-armed Frog (Dinesh, Radhakrishnan, Deepak, and Kulkarni, 2023, Fauna India Checklist, vers. 5.0 : 5).


West-central to east-central Mizoram as well as Chandel District, Manipur, northeastern India.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: India

Endemic: India


Ohler, Wollenberg, Grosjean, Hendrix, Vences, Ziegler, and Dubois, 2011, Zootaxa, 3147: 1-83, characterized the species comparatively. Muansanga, Siammawii, Hmar, Malsawmdawngliana, Biakzuala, Decemson, Sangi, and Lalremsanga, 2021, Reptiles & Amphibians, 28: 295–297, provided several photographic vouchers from throughout central Mizoram, India. Decemson, Vanlalsiammawii, Biakzuala, Mathipi, Malsawmdawngliana, and Lalremsanga, 2021, J. Threatened Taxa, 13: 18625–18630, provided a genetically-confirmed record from Chandel District, Manipur, northeastern India

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