Leptobrachella brevicrus Dring, 1983

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

Leptobrachella brevicrus Dring, 1983, Amphibia-Reptilia, 4: 98. Holotype: BMNH 1978. 34, by original designation. Type locality: "camp four 1800 m, Gunung Mulu, Fourth Division, Sarawak", Malaysia (Borneo).

English Names

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

Distribution

Known only from the type locality in Gunung Mulu National Park, Sarawak, Malaysia (Borneo), 1800 m elevation.

Comment

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 map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 434. Oberhummer, Barten, Schweizer, Das, Haas, and Hertwig, 2014, Zootaxa, 3835: 59–79, reported on larval morphology. 

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