Two New Species of Leptobrachium (Anura: Megophryidae) from the Central Highlands of Vietnam with a Redescription of Leptobrachium chapaense

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


Two species of Leptobrachium are described from the Central Highlands of Vietnam in Gia Lai Province. These descriptions increase the number of species of Leptobrachium in Indochina from four to six. We also include a redescription of a northern species, Leptobrachium chapaense, based on recent collections from Tam Dao, Vinh Phu Province, Vietnam. A key to the species of Leptobrachium from Indochina is provided.


Amphibia; Anura; new species; Leptobrachium chapaense; Leptobrachium xanthospilum; Leptobrachium banae; taxonomic key

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