Leptolalax sungi


Taxonavigation: Anura 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Amphibia
Subclassis: Lissamphibia
Ordo: Anura

Familia: Megophryidae
Genus: Leptolalax
Species: Leptolalax sungi


Leptolalax sungi Lathrop, Murphy, Orlov & Ho, 1998

Type locality: "a stream on the east side of the village of Tam Dao (21° 27´ 31 N; 105° 38´ 61 E), elevation 925 m, Vinh Phu Province, Vietnam".

Holotype: ROM 28474.


  • Leptolalax sungi Lathrop, Murphy, Orlov & Ho, 1998
  • Leptolalax (Lalax) sungiDelorme, Dubois, Grosjean & Ohler, 2006
  • Paramegophrys (Paramegophrys) sungi — Jiang, Ye, and Fei, 2008
  • Paramegophrys sangi — Fei, Hu, Ye, and Huang, 2009


  • Lathrop, Murphy, Orlov, and Ho, 1998, Amphibia-Reptilia, 19: 254.
  • Delorme, Dubois, Grosjean, and Ohler, 2006, Alytes, 24: 14.
  • Jiang, J.-p., C.-y. Ye & L. Fei. 2008: J. Anhui Normal Univ., Nat. Sci. Journal of Anhui Normal University (Natural Science), 30: incl. 263.
  • Fei, L., S.-q. Hu, C.-y. Ye & Y.-z. Huang. 2009: Fauna Sinica. Amphibia. Volume 2. Anura. Beijing: Chinese Academy of Science. Science Press.
  • Frost, D.R. 2021. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.1. Electronic Database accessible at https://amphibiansoftheworld.amnh.org/index.php. American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA. DOI: 10.5531/db.vz.0001 Leptolalax sungi . Accessed on 08 June 2008.
  • 2007 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species IUCN: Leptolalax sungi  (Data Deficient) Downloaded on 08 June 2008.

Vernacular namesEdit

English: Sung Asian Toad