Megophrys obesa Wang, Li, and Zhao, 2014

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

Megophrys obesa Wang, Li, and Zhao in Li, Jin, Zhao, Liu, Wang, and Pang, 2014, Zootaxa, 3795: 453. Holotype. SYS a002275, by original designation. Type locality: "Heishiding Nature Reserve . . . (23°28′27″ N, 111°53′53″ E; 399.2 m a.s.l.), Fengkai County, Guangdong Province, China". http://zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:59C8EDD8-DF54-43A7-987B-691395B78586

Xenophrys obesa — 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 (Panophrys) obesa — Mahony, Foley, Biju, and Teeling, 2017, Mol. Biol. Evol., 34: 755. 

Distribution

Known only from lowland forest near the type locality in the Heishiding Nature Reserve, Fengkai County, Guangdong, China, 399 to 434 m elevation. 

Comment

Suggested to be closely related to Megophrys cheni in the original publication. 

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