Leptolalax applebyi Rowley and Cao, 2009

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Megophryidae > Genus: Leptolalax > Species: Leptolalax applebyi

Leptolalax applebyi Rowley and Cao, 2009, Zootaxa, 2198: 52. Holotype: AMS R171703, by original designation. Type locality: "2 m from steep, narrow, rocky stream in Song Thanh Proposed Nature Reserve, Phouc Son district, Quang Nam Province, Vietnam (15.27394 º N, 107.76015 º E, 1402 m".

Leptolalax (Lalos) applebyiDubois, Grosjean, Ohler, Adler, and Zhao, 2010, Zootaxa, 2493: 67. See comment. 

English Names

Appleby's Asian Toad (Ziegler and Nguyen, 2010, Bonn Zool. Bull., 57: 138).

Distribution

Known only from headwaters of rocky streams in montane forest the vicinity of the type locality (Song Thanh Proposed Nature Reserve, Phuoc Son District, Quang Nam Province, central Vietnam), 1200-1500 m elevation.

Comment

In the Leptolalax applebyi group according to Rowley, Tran, Le, Dau, Peloso, Nguyen, Hoang, Nguyen, and Ziegler, 2016, Zootaxa, 4085: 63–102. Ohler, Wollenberg, Grosjean, Hendrix, Vences, Ziegler, and Dubois, 2011, Zootaxa, 3147: 20, doubted the inclusion of this species in Lalos

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