Leptobrachella wulingensis Qian, Xiao, Cao, Xia, and Yang, 2020

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

Leptobrachella wulingensis Qian, Xia, Cao, Xiao, and Yang, 2020, Zootaxa, 4816: 497. Holotype: CSUFT 201, by original designation. Type locality: "Tianzishan Nature Reserve, Zhangjiajie, Hunan Province, China (29°23′12.67″N, 110°27′29.6″E), elevation 979 m". http://zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:8D1EC4A1-789B-4304-A5DB-BCE38326EF44

English Names

Wuling Leaf-litter Toad (original publication). 

Distribution

Currently known from two localities in the Wuling Mountains (Tianquanshan Forest Park and Tianzishan Nature Reserve), Zhangjiajie, Hunan Province, China, 414 to 979 m elevation. 

Comment

Previously confused with Leptobrachella oshanensis, but most closely related to Leptobrachella alpina, Leptobrachella bijie, Leptobrachella bourreti, Leptobrachella eos, Leptobrachella oshanensis, Leptobrachella purpuraventra, Leptobrachella purpurus, and Leptobrachella suiyangensis according to the original publication. 

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