Xenophrys truongsonensis Luong, Hoang, Pham, Nguyen, Orlov, Ziegler, and Nguyen, 2022

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Megophryidae > Subfamily: Megophryinae > Genus: Xenophrys > Species: Xenophrys truongsonensis

Xenophrys truongsonensis Luong, Hoang, Pham, Nguyen, Orlov, Ziegler, and Nguyen, 2022, Zootaxa, 5150: 341. Holotype: IEBR A.4940, by original designation. Type locality: "evergreen forest (12°23’13.8”N, 108°20’33.9”E, at an elevation of 1267 m asl.) within Chu Yang Sin National Park, Krong Bong District, Dak Lak Province, Vietnam." https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.5150.3.2

English Names

Truongson Horned Toad (original publication). 

Distribution

Currently known only from Thua Thien Hue Province southwards to Lam Dong Province, central Vietnam; expected tin the evergreen forests on western side of Truong Son Range in Laos and Cambodia as well.

Comment

Comparative morphology and molecular markers detailed in the original publication. 

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