An elfin frog from the elfin forests in southern Vietnam

Main report: Herpetologists describe an elf frog from the elfin forests in southern Vietnam
(Pensoft Blog)
Other Reporting: EurekAlert!
Scientific Paper: Zookeys    (Plazi Treatment)
New Taxa: Ophryophryne elfina
Species named for: forest-dwelling supernatural creatures in German mythology; Latin, translates to “elfish eyebrow toad”
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Deep in the foggy, moss-covered forests of Southern Vietnam, herpetologists uncovered one of the smallest species of horned mountain toads.

Ophryophryne elfina. Pensoft.

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