Leptobrachium bompu Sondhi and Ohler, 2011

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Megophryidae > Subfamily: Leptobrachiinae > Genus: Leptobrachium > Species: Leptobrachium bompu

Leptobrachium bompu Sondhi and Ohler, 2011, Zootaxa, 2912: 30. Holotype: SFI No. KA0001/200905, by original designation. Type locality: "Bompu (27° 06′61″ N, 92° 40′64″ E), altitude of 1940 m", Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary, West Kameng District, Arunachal Pradesh, India.

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Known from the type locality (Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary, West Kameng District, and Talle Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, Lower Subansiri District, both localities in Arunachal Pradesh, India, 1950 m elevation),Sarpang District in Bhutan, and Beibung of upper Medog, Xizang, China, 1940 m elevation. 


Liang, Liu, Wang, Ding, Wu, Xie, and Jiang, 2017, Asian Herpetol. Res., 8: 137–146, reported on specimens from Upper Medog, Xizang, China, and provided descriptions of tadpole and adult morphology, advertisement calls, and its phylogenetic position within Leptobrachium. Saikia, Sinha, and Kharkongor, 2018, J. Threatened Taxa, 9: 10692–10696, provided a second locality in Arunachal Pradesh, India. Tenzin and Wangyal, 2019, J. Threatened Taxa, 11: 13385–13389, provided a record for the Sarpang District in Bhutan. See account by Che, Jiang, Yan, and Zhang, 2020, Amph. Rept. Tibet: 103–106.

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