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

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

Megophrys (Xenophrys) periosa Mahony, Kamei, Teeling, and Biju, 2018, Zootaxa, 4523: 59. Holotype: BNHS 6055, by original designation. Type locality: "Pangin town (28°12′33.96″N, 94°59′10.02″E, 450 m asl.), East Siang district, Arunachal Pradesh state, Northeast India".

English Names

Giant Himalayan Horned Frog (original publication). 


So far confirmed from three localities in the state of Arunachal Pradesh, Northeast India (East Siang district, west through West Siang district, to at least West Kameng district, between 260 and 1110 m elevation).


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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