Megophrys ancrae Mahony, Teeling, and Biju, 2013

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Megophryidae > Genus: Megophrys > Species: Megophrys ancrae

Megophrys ancrae Mahony, Teeling, and Biju, 2013, Zootaxa, 3722: 145. Holotype: ZSI A 11606, by original designation. Type locality: "6th mile (27° 29.833’ N 96° 23.467’ E, 420 m asl.) approx. 3 km from Deban Guest House, Deban, Namdapha National Park and Tiger Reserve, Changlang district, Arunachal Pradesh state, northeast India". 

Xenophrys ancrae — Chen, Zhou, Poyarkov, Stuart, Brown, Lathrop, Wang, Yuan, Jiang, Hou, Chen, Suwannapoom, Nguyen, Duong, Papenfuss, Murphy, Zhang, and Che, 2016, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 106: 41.

Megophrys (Xenophrys) ancrae — Mahony, Foley, Biju, and Teeling, 2017, Mol. Biol. Evol., 34: 756. 


English Names

None noted. 


Known only from southeastern Arunachal Pradesh (Changlang District) near the Myanmar border at elevations of 330 to 790 m. 

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