Megophrys zhangi Ye and Fei, 1992

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

Megophrys zhangi Ye and Fei, 1992, Acta Herpetol. Sinica, 1–2: 50-52. Holotype: CIB 750296, by original designation. Type locality: "Zhangmo, Nyanang, Xizang, altitude 1000 m", China.

Megophrys (Xenophrys) zhangiDubois and Ohler, 1998, Dumerilia, 4: 14; Mahony, Foley, Biju, and Teeling, 2017, Mol. Biol. Evol., 34: 756. 

Xenophrys zhangiOhler, 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.

Xenophrys (Xenophrys) jingdongensis — Fei and Ye, 2016, Amph. China, 1: 699. 

English Names

Zhang's Horned Toad (Fei, 1999, Atlas Amph. China: 124).

Zhang's Spadefoot Toad (Li, Zhao, and Dong, 2010, Amph. Rept. Tibet: 26).

Distribution

Known only from the type locality at Zhangmo, Nyanang, Xizang, China, on the central Nepal border, 1000 m elevation.

Comment

Closely related to Megophrys minor according to the original publication. Fei, 1999, Atlas Amph. China: 124, provided a brief account, figure, and map. See comments by Xie and Wang, 2000, Cultum Herpetol. Sinica, 8: 356-370. In the Megophrys parva group of Fei, Ye, Huang, Jiang, and Xie, 2005, in Fei et al. (eds.), Illust. Key Chinese Amph.: 82. Fei, Hu, Ye, and Huang, 2009, Fauna Sinica, Amph. 2: 469-, provided an account for China, illustration of the holotype, and spot map. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010, Colored Atlas of Chinese Amph.: 216, provided a brief account including photographs. Li, Zhao, and Dong, 2010, Amph. Rept. Tibet: 26-27, provided an account. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2012, Colored Atlas Chinese Amph. Distr.: 230–231, provided an account, photographs, and a range map. Fei and Ye, 2016, Amph. China, 1: 699–700, provided an account, photogrphs, and dot map, as Xenophrys caudoprocta.  

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