Megophrys binlingensis Jiang, Fei, and Ye, 2009

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

Megophrys binlingensis Jiang, Fei, and Ye In Fei, Hu, Ye, and Huang, 2009, Fauna Sinica, Amph. 2: 370: 380. Holotype: CIB 950263, by original designation. Type locality: "Binling of Honya Co., Sichuan, altitude 1480 m", China.

Xenophrys binlingensisFrost, 2010, Amph. Spec. World, vers. 5.4. See comment under Megophrys; 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 binlingensis binlingensis — Zhang, Liang, Ran, and Shen, 2012, Chinese J. Zool., 47: 135. 

Megophrys binlingensis fanjingmontis Zhang, Liang, Ran, and Shen, 2012, Chinese J. Zool., 47: 135. Holotype: trxy01 [DRF: institutional deposition unknown]. Type locality: Heiwan River region in Fanjing Mountain of Jiangkou County, Guizhou Province, about 900 m, China. 

Xenophrys (Xenophrys) binlingensis — Fei and Ye, 2016, Amph. China, 1: 709. 

Megophrys (Panophrys) binlingensis — Mahony, Foley, Biju, and Teeling, 2017, Mol. Biol. Evol., 34: 755. 

English Names

Binling Horned Toad (Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2012, Colored Atlas Chinese Amph. Distr.: 211). 

Distribution

Known from the type locality (Binling, Honya County, central Sichuan, 1480 m elevation) and Fanjing Mountains of eastern Guizhou, China, elevation 900 m.

Comment

Most similar to Megophrys omeimontis according to the original publication. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010, Colored Atlas of Chinese Amph.: 183, provided a brief account including photographs. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2012, Colored Atlas Chinese Amph. Distr.: 211, provided an account, photographs, and a range map for China. Fei and Ye, 2016, Amph. China, 1: 709–711, provided an account, photographs, and dot map, as Xenophrys binlingensisZhang, 2017, Amph. Rept. Fanjing Mts.: 77–80, provided taxonomic and natural history information for the Fanjing Mountains population in northeastern Guizhou, China. 

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