Megophrys kobayashii Malkmus and Matsui, 1997

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

Megophrys kobayashii Malkmus and Matsui, 1997, Sauria, Berlin, 19: 31. Holotype: KUHE 18817, by original designation. Type locality: "Headquarters, Mount Kinabalu (Sabah), Malaysia (6° 02′ N, 116° 30′ E), 1650 m Höhe".

Megophrys (Pelobatrachus) kobayashii — Mahony, Foley, Biju, and Teeling, 2017, Mol. Biol. Evol., 34: 754. 

English Names

Kobayashi's Horned Frog (Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 625).

Distribution

Mount Kinabalu, the Crocker Range, and Mount Trus Madi, Sabah, Malaysia, 1300-1600 m elevation.

Comment

Most closely related to Megophrys ligayae (= Megophrys montana) according to the original publication. Malkmus, Manthey, Vogel, Hoffmann, and Kosuch, 2002, Amph. Rept. Mount Kinabalu: 110-111, provided an account. See statement of geographic range, habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 625.

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