Boulenophrys cheni (Wang and Liu, 2014)

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

Xenophrys cheni Wang and Liu in Wang, Zhao, Yang, Zhou, Chen, and Liu, 2014, PLoS One, 9(4)(e93075): 9. Holotype: SYS a001873, by original designation. Type locality: "the Jingzhushan (26°29′45.95″N, 114°04′45.66″E; 1210 m a.s.l.), Mt. Jinggang, Jiangxi Province, China". 

Megophrys cheni — Mahony, Teeling, and Biju, 2013, Zootaxa, 3722: 144, by implication. 

Xenophrys cheni — Chen, Zhou, Poyarkov, Stuart, Brown, Lathrop, Wang, Yuan, Jiang, Hou, Chen, Suwannapoom, Nguyen, Duong, Papenfuss, Murphy, Zhang, and Che, 2017, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 106: 41.

Megophrys (Panophrys) cheni — Mahony, Foley, Biju, and Teeling, 2017, Mol. Biol. Evol., 34: 755. 

Panophrys cheni — Lyu, Zeng, Wang, Liu, Huang, Li, and Wang, 2021, Zootaxa, 4927: 12. 

Boulenophrys cheni — 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.

English Names

None noted. 


The Jingzhushan, Mount Jinggang, and adjacent Lishuzhou Village, Dayuan Farm, Taoyuandong Nature Reserve; both located in the middle of Luoxiao Mountains, running along the border between the Jiangxi and Hunan Provinces, China. All individuals were found in mountainous swamps surrounded by moist subtropical evergreen broad-leaved forests at elevations of about 1200–1530 m


The original publication include details of vocalization, morphology, and molecular genetics. 

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