Two New Records of Leptobrachella (Anura: Megophryidae) from Vietnam

Dzung Trung Le, Yen Thi Do, Tung Thanh Tran, Truong Quang Nguyen


Based on a new herpetological collection from the Mu Cang Chai Species and Habitat Conservation Area, Yen Bai Province, we report two new records of amphibians, viz. Leptobrachella niveimontis Chen, Poyarkov, Yuan et Che, 2020 and Leptobrachella yingjiangensis (Yang, Zeng et Wang, 2018) from Vietnam. Morphological descriptions and ecological notes of afore mentioned species are provided on the basis of new materials. Our findings increase the species number of the genus Leptobrachella to 29 in Vietnam.


Leptobrachella niveimontis; L. yingjiangensis; distribution; morphology; new records; Mu Cang Chai; Yen Bai Province

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