Megophrys mangshanensis Fei and Ye, 1990

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

Megophrys mangshanensis Fei and Ye In Fei, Ye, and Huang, 1990, Key to Chinese Amph.: 99, 273. Holotype: CIB 890063, by original designation. Type locality: Mangshan, Yizhang County, Hunan Province at 1000 m elevation, China.

Megophrys (Xenophrys) mangshanensisDubois and Ohler, 1998, Dumerilia, 4: 14; Mahony, Foley, Biju, and Teeling, 2017, Mol. Biol. Evol., 34: 755. 

Xenophrys mangshanensisOhler, 2003, Alytes, 21: 23, by implication; Delorme, Dubois, Grosjean, and Ohler, 2006, Alytes, 24: 17; 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.

Liuophrys mangshanensis — Fei and Ye, 2016, Amph. China, 1 : 622.

English Names

Mangshan Spadefoot Toad (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 86).

Mangshan Horned Toad (Fei, 1999, Atlas Amph. China: 110).

Distribution

Riparian forests of southern Hunan, extreme southern Jiangxi, and northern Guangdong, China, 300–1000 m elevation.

Comment

Similar to Megophrys lateralis according to the original publication. See also Fei, Ye, and Huang, 1992, Zool. Res., Kunming, 13: 6, 9-10, which was translated into English by Huang, Lathrop, and Murphy, 1998, Smithson. Herpetol. Inform. Serv., 118. See brief account, figure, and map provided by Fei, 1999, Atlas Amph. China: 110. See statement of geographic range, habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 625. Fei, Hu, Ye, and Huang, 2009, Fauna Sinica, Amph. 2: 376-379, provided an account and spot map for China. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010, Colored Atlas of Chinese Amph.: 197, provided a brief account including photographs. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2012, Colored Atlas Chinese Amph. Distr.: 224, provided an account, photographs, and a range map for China. Fei and Ye, 2016, Amph. China, 1 : 622–624, provided an account, photograph, and dot map, as Liuophrys mangshanensis.

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