Leptobrachium waysepuntiense Hamidy and Matsui, 2010

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

Leptobrachium waysepuntiense Hamidy and Matsui, 2010, Zootaxa, 2395: 36. Holotype: MZB Amph. 15862, by original designation. Type locality: "among the leaf litter in primary forest in Way Sepunti trail (05° 03′ 51″ S, 104° 02′ 05″ E, 691 m a.s.l.; Figure 1), Kubu Perahu village, District of Liwa, Lampung Province, Sumatra, Indonesia".

English Names

None noted.


Southwestern Sumatra, Indonesia. Known from the type locality at Way Sepunti trail, Kubu Perahu, Liwa, West Lampung, but probably also occurs in western of Jambi Province, central Sumatra.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Indonesia

Endemic: Indonesia


In the Leptobrachium montanum complex of Al-Razi, Maria, and Poyarkov, 2021, J. Nat. Hist., London, 55: 85–114, who reported on molecular systematics. Fauzan, Farajallah, and Hamidy, 2023, Treubia, 50: 89–110, reported on morphological differentia among Indonesian species. 

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