A Redescription of Vibrissaphora ailaonica with a New Record in Vietnam

Cuc Thu Ho, Amy Lathrop, Robert W. Murphy, Nikolai L. Orlov

Abstract


Specimens of Vibrissaphora ailaonica were collected on Mt. Fan Si Pan, Lao Cai Province, Vietnam. Prior to this, the species was known only from two localities in southern Yunnan, China. This collection represents not only the southern-most distribution for the genus, but also a new species record for Vietnam. We provide a redescription of V. ailaonica, and comments on its ecology and reproductive biology.

Keywords


Amphibia; Anura; systematics; Leptobrachium; Vibrissaphora ailaonica

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