Leptobrachium guangxiense Fei, Mo, Ye, and Jiang, 2009

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Megophryidae > Genus: Leptobrachium > Species: Leptobrachium guangxiense

Leptobrachium guangxiense Fei, Mo, Ye, and Jiang In Fei, Hu, Ye, and Huang, 2009, Fauna Sinica, Amph. 2: 251. Holotype: CIB 20050050, by original designation. Type locality: "Pinglongao (107° 53′ E, 21° 50′ N) of Shangsi Co., Guangxi Prov., China, altitude 500 m".

English Names

Guangxi Pseudomoustache Toad (Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2012, Colored Atlas Chinese Amph. Distr.: 186). 

Distribution

Known only from the type locality (Pinglongao, Shangsi County, Guangxi Province, China, elevation 480 to 530 m elevation) and Tam Dao, northern Vietnam (see comment). 

Comment

Reported, prior to its naming, as Leptobrachium hainanense for Guangxi by Mo and Zou, 2005, Herpetol. Sinica, 10: 89. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010, Colored Atlas of Chinese Amph.: 158-159, provided a brief account including photographs of specimens and habitat.  Chen, Zhang, Zhou, Li, Huang, and Mo, 2013, Zootaxa, 3641: 31-40, regarded the  Leptobrachium "chapaense" population at Tam Dao, Vietnam, to correspond to Leptobrachium guangxiense on the basis of molecular evidence.  Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2012, Colored Atlas Chinese Amph. Distr.: 186–187, provided an account, photographs, and a range map for China. Fei and Ye, 2016, Amph. China, 1: 456–458, provided an account, photograph, and range map for China.   

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