Megophrys himalayana Mahony, Kamei, Teeling, and Biju, 2018

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

Megophrys (Xenophrys) himalayana Mahony, Kamei, Teeling, and Biju, 2018, Zootaxa, 4523: 54. Holotype: BNHS 6050, by original designation. Type locality: "Elephant village (27°4′56.52″N, 92°34′50.22″E, 370 m asl.), West Kameng district, Arunachal Pradesh state, Northeast India". http://zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:96B7B9E3-9F49-4983-A46C-D29CD6B2EE49

English Names

Himalayan Horned Frog (original publication). 

Distribution

Currently known only from two widely separated localities in the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh, indicating a distribution from at least East Siang district, west to West Kameng district, at low elevation (375–410 m elevation). 

Comment

In the Megophrys major complex according to the original publication. See comment under Megophrys major for older literature that may refer in part to this species. 

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