Scutiger glandulatus (Liu, 1950)

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

Aelurophryne glandulata Liu, 1950, Fieldiana, Zool. Mem., 2: 137. Holotype: FMNH 49392, by original designation. Type locality: "Hopachai, Lifanhsien, Szechwan [=Sichuan], China, altitude 8,500 feet".

Scutiger glandulatusMyers and Leviton, 1962, Copeia, 1962: 290.

Scutiger (Scutiger) glandulatusDubois, 1980, Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Lyon, 49: 478.

Scutiger (Aelurophryne) glandulatusFei, Ye, and Li, 1989, Acta Zool. Sinica, 35: 387; Delorme, Dubois, Grosjean, and Ohler, 2006, Alytes, 24: 13.

English Names

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

Chest Gland Cat-eyed Toad (Fei, 1999, Atlas Amph. China: 86).

Gland-chest Cat-eyed Toad (Fei and Ye, 2016, Amph. China, 1: 552). 


Northern Yunnan (Zhongdian) through western and central Sichuan to extreme southern Gansu (Wenxian), China, 2200 to 4000 m elevation.


See comment under Scutiger brevipes. Dubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 22, provided a brief taxonomic discussion. Yang, 1991, Amph. Fauna of Yunnan: 81-85; Fei, 1999, Atlas Amph. China: 86-87, provided a brief account, map, and figure. Fei and Ye, 2001, Color Handbook Amph. Sichuan: 128-129, provided a brief account and illustration. See also brief account by Zhao and Yang, 1997, Amph. Rept. Hengduan Mountains Region: 61-62. Fei, Hu, Ye, and Huang, 2009, Fauna Sinica, Amph. 2: 231-236, provided an account (in the sense of including Scutiger brevipes as a synonym) and map. See comment under Scutiger boulengeri. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010, Colored Atlas of Chinese Amph.: 134-135, provided a brief account including photographs of specimens and habitat. Fei and Ye, 2016, Amph. China, 1: 552–554, provided an account, photograph, and dot map. Yao and Gong, 2012, Amph. Rept. Gansu: 36–37, provided a brief account and photographs. See Khatiwada, Shu, Subedi, Wang, Ohler, Cannatella, Xie, and Jiang, 2019, Asian Herpetol. Res., 10: 139–157, for comment on morphology.   

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