Megophrys megacephala Mahony, Sengupta, Kamei, and Biju, 2011

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

Megophrys megacephala Mahony, Sengupta, Kamei, and Biju, 2011, Zootaxa, 3059: 37. Holotype: ZSI A 11213, by original designation. Type locality: "Basistha Road, approximately 5 km south of Basistha temple (26° 03′ 59 N, 91°47′ 32 E, 145 m a.s.l.), East Khasi Hills, northern Meghalaya, India"

Xenophrys megacephalaFrost, 2013, Amph. Spec. World, Vers. 5.6: . See comment under generic record; 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) megacephala — Mahony, Foley, Biju, and Teeling, 2017, Mol. Biol. Evol., 34: 756. 

English Names

Big Headed Horned Frog (original publication).


Low elevation forested hills eastern Khasi Hills, northern Meghalaya, northeastern India.

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