Boulenophrys fengshunensis Wang, Zeng, Lyu, and Wang, 2022

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

Boulenophrys fengshunensis Wang, Zeng, Lyu, and Wang in Wang, Zeng, Lyu, Qi, Liu, Chen, Lu, Xiao, Lin, Chen, and Wang, 2022, Zootaxa, 5099: 110. Holotype: SYS a004744, by original designation. Type locality: "Mt. Tongguzhang (24° 10′31.12″N, 116° 21′2.63″E; ca. 1500 m a.s.l.), Fengshun, Meizhou, Guangdong, China". http://zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:CA2C6107-5F5E-4AA8-8865-5729E23CC535

English Names

Fengshun Horned Toad (original publication). 

Distribution

Known only from the type locality, Mount Tongguzhang of Fengshun, Guangdong, China; inhabits flowing montane streams and the nearby forest floor and leaf litter at elevations between 800 to 1500 m.

Comment

The sister taxon of a clade composed of Boulenophrys puningensis, Boulenophrys kuatunensis, and Boulenophrys daiyunensis, according to the original publication where comparative morphology and molecular markers were detailed. 

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