Parapelophryne Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2003

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Bufonidae > Genus: Parapelophryne
1 species

Parapelophryne Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2003, Acta Zootaxon. Sinica, 28: 768. Type species: Nectophryne scalptus Liu and Hu, 1973, by original designation.

English Names

Little Toads (Fei and Ye, 2016, Amph. China, 1: 821). 


As for the single species.


According to the original publication, Parapelophryne lacks the synapomorphies of Pelophryne. Smith and Chiszar, 2006, Herpetol. Conserv. Biol., 1: 6-8, implied that this taxon should be considered a subgenus of Bufo; see comment under Bufonidae.  Matsui, Eto, Lau, Liu, and Nishikawa, 2015, Curr. Herpetol., Kyoto, 34: 182–187, suggested on the basis of mtDNA that Parapelophryne is the sister taxon of Bufo

Contained taxa (1 sp.):

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