Megophrys elfina Poyarkov, Duong, Orlov, Gogoleva, Vassilieva, Nguyen, Nguyen, Nguyen, Che, and Mahony, 2017

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Megophryidae > Genus: Megophrys > Species: Megophrys elfina

Ophryophryne elfina Poyarkov, Duong, Orlov, Gogoleva, Vassilieva, Nguyen, Nguyen, Nguyen, Che, and Mahony, 2017, ZooKeys, 672: 83. Holotype: ZMMU A-5669, by original designation. Type locality: "northern slope of Chu Pan Fan Mountain, Chu Yang Sin National Park, Bong Krang Commune, Lak District, Dak Lak Province, Vietnam (coordinates 12°22'31.90"N; 108°21'14.10"E, elevation 1725 m a.s.l.), collected along a mountain stream in mixed evergreen montane tropical forest". http://zoobank.org/481B0CFA-5428-40E1-A7A3-C132DC840EC0 

Megophrys (Ophryophryne) elfina Poyarkov, Duong, Orlov, Gogoleva, Vassilieva, Nguyen, Nguyen, Nguyen, Che, and Mahony, 2017, ZooKeys, 672: 49. Corrected original spelling. 

English Names

Elfin Mountain Toad (original publication). 

Distribution

Wet evergreen montane tropical and elfin forests varying in elevation from 950 to 2300 m elevation in the provinces of Lam Dong, Dak Lak, Khanh Hoa, Ninh Thuan, and Phu Yen, Vietnam. 

Comment

Previously confused with Ophryophryne gerti. 

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