Leptobrachium ngoclinhense (Orlov, 2005)

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

Vibrissaphora ngoclinhensis Orlov, 2005, Russ. J. Herpetol., 12: 18. Holotype: ZISP 7375, by original designation. Type locality: "above the Mang Xang Village, Ngoc (= Ngok) Linh Mountain, Dac (= Dak) Glei District, Kon Tum Province, Vietnam (15° 05′ N 107° 57′ E, elevation 1700-1900 m above sea level [a.s.l.])".

Leptobrachium (Vibrissaphora) ngoclinhenseDelorme, Dubois, Grosjean, and Ohler, 2006, Alytes, 24: 12. Matsui, Hamidy, Murphy, Khonsue, Yambun Imbun, Shimada, Ahmad, Belabut, and Jiang, 2010, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 56: 269.

Leptobrachium ngoclinhenseRao and Wilkinson, 2008, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 46: 69.

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the type locality on Ngoc Linh Mountain, Central Highlands, Dac Glei District, Kon Tum Province, Vietnam.


Expected to have a larger range in the Central Highlands of Vietnam and adjacent Laos. Stuart, Rowley, Tran, Le, and Hoang, 2011, Zootaxa, 2804: 36, commented on eye color.

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