Leptobrachella verrucosa Wang, Zeng, Lin, and Li, 2022

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

Leptobrachella verrucosa Wang, Zeng, Lin, and Li in Lin, Li, Lu, Su, Wu, Zhang, Mo, Xiao, Pan, Pan, Zeng, and Wang, 2022, Herpetozoa, Wien, 35: 169. Holotype: GEP a062, by original designation. Type locality: "Lianshan Bijiashan Nature Reserve (24°12′49.63″N, 111°59′39.31″E; ca. 550 m a.s.l.), Lianshan County, Qingyuan City, Guangdong Province, China." https://zoobank.org/D968B6DE-22B4-48D3-B3EC-DAFDB328BBD2 

English Names

Verrucous Leaf Litter Toad (original publication). 

Distribution

Known only from the type locality (Lianshan Bijiashan Nature Reserve, Lianshan County, Qingyuan City, Guangdong Province, China, ca. 500–600 m elevation) very near the boundaries of Guangx and Hunan provinces. 

Comment

The sister taxon of Leptobrachella liui + Leptobrachella mangshanensis, according to the original publication, where comparative morphology and molecular markers were detailed. 

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