Scutiger ghunsa Khatiwada, Shu, Subedi, Wang, Ohler, Cannatella, Xie, and Jiang, 2019

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Megophryidae > Subfamily: Leptobrachiinae > Genus: Scutiger > Species: Scutiger ghunsa

Scutiger ghunsa Khatiwada, Shu, Subedi, Wang, Ohler, Cannatella, Xie, and Jiang, 2019, Asian Herpetol. Res., 10: 145. Holotype: NHM-TU-17A-0116, by original designation. Type locality: "Ghunsa Khola (Khola means 'stream' in Nepali) Ghunsa, Taplejung district, Nepal, 27.66185°N, 87.93168 °E, elevation 3475 m a.s.l."

English Names

Ghunsa High Altitude Toad (original publication). 

Distribution

Known only from the type locality (Ghunsa, Taplejung district, Nepal, elevation 3475 m). 

Comment

The sister taxon of a clade composed of Scutiger nepalensis and Scutiger sikkimensis

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