A second record of the Eastern Spadefoot Toad (Amphibia: Anura: Megophryidae: Leptobrachium bompu Sondhi & Ohler, 2011) with a note on its morphological variations and natural history

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Bhaskar Saikia
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-8590-2972
Bikramjit Sinha
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-9904-4964
Ilona J. Kharkongor
http://orcid.org/0000-0003-3164-109X

Abstract

A single male specimen of Leptobrachium bompu was collected from Talle Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, Lower Subansiri District, Arunachal Pradesh in 2015.  This is the first report of this species after its original description in 2011 based on a male specimen.  The present collection locality is about 200km from the type locality.  Additional notes on morphological variations have added to the much-needed study on the intra-specific variation of the species.

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Saikia, B., Sinha, B. and Kharkongor, I.J. 2017. A second record of the Eastern Spadefoot Toad (Amphibia: Anura: Megophryidae: Leptobrachium bompu Sondhi & Ohler, 2011) with a note on its morphological variations and natural history. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 9, 9 (Sep. 2017), 10692–10696. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.3300.9.9.10692-10696.
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Bikramjit Sinha, Zoological Survey of India, Arunachal Pradesh Regional Centre, Senki Valley, Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh 791113, India

Scientist in ZSI

Ilona J. Kharkongor, Zoological Survey of India, North Eastern Regional Centre, Risa Colony, Shillong, Meghalaya 793003, India

Scientist in ZSI

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