Leptobrachella tuberosa (Inger, Orlov, and Darevsky, 1999)

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

Leptolalax tuberosus Inger, Orlov, and Darevsky, 1999, Fieldiana, Zool., N.S., 92: 5. Holotype: FMNH 252844, by original designation. Type locality: "Kon Cha Rang Village (1000-1200 m above sea level [ASL]), An Khe District, Gia-Lai Province, Vietnam".

Leptolalax (Lalax) tuberosusDelorme, Dubois, Grosjean, and Ohler, 2006, Alytes, 24: 14.

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

Leptobrachella tuberosa — 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

Granular Toad (Nguyen, Ho, and Nguyen, 2005, Checklist Amph. Rept. Vietnam: 13).


Known only An Khe District (Gia Lai Province), Tra My District (Quang Nam Province), and A Luoi District, (Thua Thien-Hue Province), central highlands of Vietnam, 900-1200 m elevation.


Quam Nam, Vietnam, record by Bain and Nguyen, 2002, Herpetol. Rev., 33: 145. Bain, Nguyen, and Doan, 2007, Herpetol. Rev., 38: 108, provided a record from Thua Thien-Hue Province, Vietnam, and briefly discussed the range. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 437. See comments by Rowley, Hoang, Le, Dau, and Cao, 2010, Zootaxa, 2660: 33-45. Ohler, Wollenberg, Grosjean, Hendrix, Vences, Ziegler, and Dubois, 2011, Zootaxa, 3147: 1-83, characterized the species comparatively.

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