Oreolalax omeimontis (Liu and Hu, 1960)

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

English Names

Omei Lazy Toad (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 87).

Omei Toothed Toad (Fei, 1999, Atlas Amph. China: 70-71).


Emei and Hongya counties in central Sichuan, China, 1050–1800 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: China, People's Republic of

Endemic: China, People's Republic of


Related to Scutiger schmidti according to the original publication. See Liu and Hu, 1961, Tailless Amph. China: 80-82; and Fei, 1999, Atlas Amph. China: 74-75. Fei and Ye, 2001, Color Handbook Amph. Sichuan: 115, also provided a brief account and illustration. Jiang, Xie, Fei, Ye, and Zheng, 2002, Zool. Res., Kunming, 23: 89–94, reported on vocalization. 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 photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 440. Fei, Hu, Ye, and Huang, 2009, Fauna Sinica, Amph. 2: 146-150, provided an account, spot map, and illustration of the holotype. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010, Colored Atlas of Chinese Amph.: 120, provided a brief account including photographs. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2012, Colored Atlas Chinese Amph. Distr.: 146, provided an account, photographs, and a map. Fei and Ye, 2016, Amph. China, 1: 523–525, provided an account, photograph, and dot map. 

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