Boulenophrys anlongensis (Li, Lu, Liu, and Wang, 2020)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Megophryidae > Subfamily: Megophryinae > Genus: Boulenophrys > Species: Boulenophrys anlongensis

Megophrys anlongensis Li, Lu, Liu, and Wang, 2020, ZooKeys, 986: 111. Holotype: CIB AL20190531018, by original designation. Type locality: "Anlong County, Guizhou Province, China (24.9899277°N, 105.5990611°E, ca. 1290 m a. s. l.)".

Boulenophrys anlongensis — Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 679 (by implication); Qi, Lyu, Wang, Mo, Zeng, Zeng, Dai, Li, Grismer, and Wang, 2021, Zootaxa, 5072: 403, new combination.

English Names

Anlong Horned Toad (original publication). 


Known only from the vicinity of the type locality (Anlong County, 1400 to 1600 m elevation), southwestern Guizhou, China. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: China, People's Republic of

Endemic: China, People's Republic of


The advertisement call was presented in the original publication where it was also suggested on the basis of molecular markers that this nearest relative is Megophrys (now Boulenophrys) binchuanensisLyu, Qi, Wang, Zhang, Zhao, Zeng, Wan, Yang, Mo, and Wang, 2023, Zool. Res., Kunming, 44: 415–416, provided an account and noted it to be in their Boulenophrys omeimontis group. 

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