Occurrence of Tamdil Leaf-litter Frog Leptobrachella tamdil (Sengupta et al., 2010) (Amphibia: Megophryidae) from Manipur, India and its phylogenetic position

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Ht Decemson
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7460-8233
Vanlalsiammawii
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6909-6528
Lal Biakzuala
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5142-3511
Mathipi Vabeiryureilai
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8708-3686
Fanai Malsawmdawngliana
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3061-8325
H.T. Lalremsanga
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3080-8647

Abstract

We present a new state record of Leptobrachella tamdil from Manipur State, northeastern India based on three individuals collected from Chakpi stream, Chandel District.  This record represents the range extension of the species as well as the easternmost distribution record.  We also provide additional morphological data as well as the first time genetic data for the species and inferred its phylogenetic position using mitochondrial 16S rRNA marker gene sequence.

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Decemson, H., Vanlalsiammawii, Biakzuala, L., Vabeiryureilai, M., Malsawmdawngliana, F. and H.T. Lalremsanga 2021. Occurrence of Tamdil Leaf-litter Frog Leptobrachella tamdil (Sengupta et al., 2010) (Amphibia: Megophryidae) from Manipur, India and its phylogenetic position. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 13, 6 (May 2021), 18624–18630. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.7250.13.6.18624-18630.
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