Leptolalax tamdil

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Leptolalax tamdil
Conservation status
Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Megophryidae
Genus: Leptolalax
Species: L. tamdil
Binomial name
Leptolalax tamdil
Sengupta, Sailo, Lalremsanga, Das, and Das, 2010[1]

Leptolalax tamdil is an anuran amphibian belonging to the family Megophryidae. It is so far reported only from Tam Dil lake, Mizoram, India.[2] It is a small frog, but medium-sized among Leptolalax species; the male measuring 32.3 mm, and female 31.8 mm. The species is diagnosed with unique features such as eyelids with tubercles, distinct tympanum and supratympanic folds, undilated toe tips with dermal fringes, long hind limbs, and distinct color patches.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Sengupta A, Sailo S, Lalremsanga HT, Das A, Das I (2010). "A new species of Leptolalax (Anura: Megophryidae) from Mizoram, north-eastern India". Zootaxa 2406: 57–68. 
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2013). "Leptolalax tamdil Sengupta, Sailo, Lalremsanga, Das, and Das, 2010". Amphibian Species of the World 5.6, an Online Reference. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 4 October 2013. 

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