Leptobrachella yeae Shi, Hou, Song, Jiang, and Wang, 2021

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

Leptobrachella yeae Shi, Hou, Song, Jiang, and Wang, 2021, Asian Herpetol. Res., 12: 158. Holotype:  CIBEMS 20190422HLJ2-1, by original designation. Type locality: "Heilongjiang river, Emei Mountain, Leshan City, Sichuan Province (29.565906° N, 103.393002° E, 783 m a.s.l), China".  

English Names

Ye’s Leaf Litter Toad (original publication). 

Distribution

Restricted to Emei Mountain, Sichuan Province, China, 783 to 1806 m elevation.  

Comment

The sister taxon of Leptobrachella oshanensis, according to the original publication, where external adult and larval morphology, molecular markers, and advertisement call were detailed. 

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