New Species

New Species of Mountain Toad discovered

elf frog

A new species of Elf frog has been discovered in Southern Vietnam. Researchers named the new frog Elfish Mountain Toad (Ophryophryne elfina). The genus Ophryophyrne (Asian Mountain Toads) is in the family Megophryidae – the Asian Leaf Litter Frogs. It’s named an Elf toad because of its appearance and small size.

Read more in the journal article – http://zookeys.pensoft.net/article/10624/list/1/

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