Leptolalax pyrrhops Poyarkov, Rowley, Gogoleva, Vassilieva, Galoyan, and Orlov, 2015

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

Leptolalax pyrrhops Poyarkov, Rowley, Gogoleva, Vassilieva, Galoyan, and Orlov, 2015, Zootaxa, 3931: 232. Holotype: ZMMU A-5208, by original designation. Type locality: "Loc Bac forest (operated by Loc Bac Forest Enterprise), Loc Bao Commune, Bao Lam District, Lam Dong Province, Vietnam (coordinates 11° 44′ 17″ N, 107° 42′ 25″ E, elevation 830 m. a.s.l.)". http://zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:BC97C37F-FD98-4704-A39A-373C8919C713

English Names

Orange-eyed Litter Frog (original publication). 

Distribution

Known only from the region of the type locality (Loc Bac forest, Bao Lam District, Lam Dong Province, Vietnam, 800 to 1100 m elevation). 

Comment

The sister taxon of Leptolalax bidoupensis according to the original publication. In the Leptolalax applebyi group according to Rowley, Tran, Le, Dau, Peloso, Nguyen, Hoang, Nguyen, and Ziegler, 2016, Zootaxa, 4085: 63–102. 

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