Oreolalax multipunctatus Wu, Zhao, Inger, and Shaffer, 1993

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

Oreolalax multipunctatus Wu, Zhao, Inger, and Shaffer, 1993, J. Herpetol., 27: 410-413. Holotype: CIB WA9001, by original designation. Type locality: "Mt. Emei, Sichuan Province, China, altitude 1800 m".

Oreolalax (Oreolalax) multipunctatus — Fei and Ye, 2016, Amph. China, 1: 518. 

English Names

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

Spotted Toothed Toad (Fei, 1999, Atlas Amph. China: 72-73).


Mount Emei region in Emei and Hongya counties of central Sichuan, China, 1800–1920 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: China, People's Republic of

Endemic: China, People's Republic of


See brief account, figure and map by Fei, 1999, Atlas Amph. China: 72-73. Fei and Ye, 2001, Color Handbook Amph. Sichuan: 114, also provided a brief account and illustration. In the Oreolalax pingii group of Fei, Ye, Huang, Jiang, and Xie, 2005, in Fei et al. (eds.), Illust. Key Chinese Amph.: 58. In the more exclusive Oreolalax omeimontis group of 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: 439. Fei, Hu, Ye, and Huang, 2009, Fauna Sinica, Amph. 2: 142-146, provided an account, spot map, and illustration of the holotype. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010, Colored Atlas of Chinese Amph.: 118, provided a brief account including photographs. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2012, Colored Atlas Chinese Amph. Distr.: 144, provided an account, photographs, and a map. Fei and Ye, 2016, Amph. China, 1: 518–520, provided an account, photograph, and dot map.  

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