Oreolalax rhodostigmatus Hu and Fei, 1979

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Megophryidae > Genus: Oreolalax > Species: Oreolalax rhodostigmatus

Oreolalax rhodostigmatus Hu and Fei In Liu, Hu, and Fei, 1979, Acta Zootaxon. Sinica, 4: 87. Holotype: CIB 71001, by original designation. Type locality: "Zunyi-Xian [= Zunyi County], Guizhou, altitude 1040 m", China.

Scutiger rhodostigmatus —Matsui In Frost, 1985, Amph. Species World: 420.

Oreolalax rhodostimatusDelorme, Dubois, Grosjean, and Ohler, 2006, Alytes, 24: 12.

Oreolalax (Oreolalax) rhodostimatus — Fei and Ye, 2016, Amph. China, 1: 528. 

English Names

Guizhou Lazy Toad (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 87).

Red-spotted Toothed Toad (Fei, 1999, Atlas Amph. China: 76).

Distribution

Limestone caves in forested areas of Hubei, Chongqing, eastern Sichuan (Xingwen), Guizhou, Hubei (Lichuan County), and Hunan Provinces, China, 1000–1790 m elevation.

Comment

See brief account, figure, and map in Fei, 1999, Atlas Amph. China: 76-77. Fei and Ye, 2001, Color Handbook Amph. Sichuan: 118-119, also provided a brief account and illustration. In the Oreolalax pingii group of Fei, Ye, Huang, Jiang, and Xie, 2005, in Fei et al. (eds.), Illust. Key Chinese Amph.: 58. In the more exclusive Oreolalax omeimontis group of Wei, Li, Xu, and Jiang, 2007, Chinese J. Zool., 42: 169-173. See illustration, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 440. Fei, Hu, Ye, and Huang, 2009, Fauna Sinica, Amph. 2: 159-165, provided an account, spot map, and illustration of the holotype. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010, Colored Atlas of Chinese Amph.: 126-127, provided a brief account including photographs of specimens and habitat. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2012, Colored Atlas Chinese Amph. Distr.: 152–153, provided an account, photographs, and a map. Fei and Ye, 2016, Amph. China, 1: 528–531, provided an account, photograph, and dot map. 

 

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