Leptobrachium huashen Fei and Ye, 2005

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

Leptobrachium huashen Fei and Ye, 2005, in Fei et al. (eds.), Illust. Key Chinese Amph.: 69, 194, 253. Holotype: CIB 581676, by original designation. Type locality: "Xinminxiang, Jingdong (24° 28′ N, 101° 05′ E), Yunnan, altitude 2030 m", China.″

Leptobrachium (Leptobrachium) huashenDelorme, Dubois, Grosjean, and Ohler, 2006, Alytes, 24: 12.

Leptobrachium (Vibrissaphora) huashen — Matsui, 2013, Curr. Herpetol., Kyoto, 32: 186, by implication. 

English Names

Huashen Pseudomoustache Toad (Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2012, Colored Atlas Chinese Amph. Distr.: 188). 


Central, southern and western Yunnan, China, 1000 to 2400 m elevation, to Myitkyina District, Myanmar, and to the border areas of Laos and northwestern Vietnam, where it is expected.


Similar to Leptobrachium chapaense according to the original publication. Fei, Hu, Ye, and Huang, 2009, Fauna Sinica, Amph. 2: 261-, provided an account, illustration of the holotype, and a spot map. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010, Colored Atlas of Chinese Amph.: 160, provided a brief account including photographs. Wogan, 2012, Zootaxa, 3415: 33, commented on the species and provided the first record for Myanmar. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2012, Colored Atlas Chinese Amph. Distr.: 188, provided an account, photographs, and a range map. Fei and Ye, 2016, Amph. China, 1: 462–465, provided an account, photograph, and dot map. 

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