Leptobrachella palmata Inger and Stuebing, 1992

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Megophryidae > Genus: Leptobrachella > Species: Leptobrachella palmata

Leptobrachella palmata Inger and Stuebing, 1992 "1991", Raffles Bull. Zool., 39: 101. Holotype: FMNH 236820, by original designation. Type locality: "bank of a small tributary of Sungai Liwagu, 310 m above sea level, Lipaso Forest Reserve, Labuk and Sugut District, Sabah", Malaysia.

English Names

Palm Borneo Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 85).


Known only from the type locality in Lipaso Forest Reserve, Sabah (Borneo), Malaysia, 310 m elevation.


See identification table by Manthey and Grossmann, 1997, Amph. Rept. Südostasiens: 68-69, to compare this species with other megophryids in the Sunda Shelf region. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 434.

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