Oreolalax granulosus Fei, Ye, and Chen, 1990

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Megophryidae > Subfamily: Leptobrachiinae > Genus: Oreolalax > Species: Oreolalax granulosus

Oreolalax granulosus Fei, Ye, and Chen In Fei, Ye, and Huang, 1990, Key to Chinese Amph.: 79, 208, 275. Holotype: CIB 873109, by original designation. Type locality: Xujiaba, Jingdong county, Yunnan Province, altitude 2400 m, China.

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

Oreolalax (Atympanolalax) granulosus —  Fei and Ye, 2016, Amph. China, 1: 492

English Names

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

Spiny Warty Toothed Toad (Fei, 1999, Atlas Amph. China: 62).


Known only from the vicinity of the type locality, Jingdong County, Yunnan, China, 2300–2450 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: China, People's Republic of

Endemic: China, People's Republic of


Similar to Scutiger rugosus (now Oreolalax rugosus) according to the redescription by Fei, Ye, and Chen, 1992, Acta Biol. Plateau Sinica, 11: 39. See brief account, figure, and map by Fei, 1999, Atlas Amph. China: 62-63. Fei, Hu, Ye, and Huang, 2009, Fauna Sinica, Amph. 2: 86-89, provided an account, dot-map, and illstration of the holotype. In the Oreolalax rugosus group of Fei, Ye, Huang, Jiang, and Xie, 2005, in Fei et al. (eds.), Illust. Key Chinese Amph.: 58, and 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: 438. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010, Colored Atlas of Chinese Amph.: 110, provided a brief account including photographs of specimens and habitat. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2012, Colored Atlas Chinese Amph. Distr.: 136, provided an account, photographs, and a map. Fei and Ye, 2016, Amph. China, 1: 492–494, provided an account, photograph, and dot map. 

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