Boulenophrys huangshanensis (Fei and Ye, 2005)

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

Megophrys huangshanensis Fei and Ye, 2005, in Fei et al. (eds.), Illust. Key Chinese Amph.: 84, 201, 253. Holotype: CIB 920029, by original designation. Type locality: "Huangshan (30° 08′ N, 118° 10′ E), Anhui, altitude 700 m".

Xenophrys huangshanensis — Delorme, Dubois, Grosjean, and Ohler, 2006, Alytes, 24: 17.

Boulenophrys huangshanensis — Fei and Ye, 2016, Amph. China, 1: 655; Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 414; Qi, Lyu, Wang, Mo, Zeng, Zeng, Dai, Li, Grismer, and Wang, 2021, Zootaxa, 5072: 403.

Xenophrys (Panophrys) huangshanensis — Chen, Zhou, Poyarkov, Stuart, Brown, Lathrop, Wang, Yuan, Jiang, Hou, Chen, Suwannapoom, Nguyen, Duong, Papenfuss, Murphy, Zhang, and Che, 2017, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 109: 41.

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

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

English Names

Huangshan Horned Toad (Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2012, Colored Atlas Chinese Amph. Distr.: 218). 


Southeastern Anhui and northern Jiangxi, China, 500 to 1600 m elevation.


Similar to Megophrys boettgeri according to the original publication. In the Megophrys boettgeri group of Fei, Ye, Huang, Jiang, and Xie, 2005, in Fei et al. (eds.), Illust. Key Chinese Amph.: 82. Fei, Hu, Ye, and Huang, 2009, Fauna Sinica, Amph. 2: 421-424, provided an account and spot map. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010, Colored Atlas of Chinese Amph.: 190-191, provided a brief account including photographs of specimens and habitat. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2012, Colored Atlas Chinese Amph. Distr.: 218–219, provided an account, photographs, and a range map for China. Xiong, Matsui, Nishikawa, and Jiang, 2015, Curr. Herpetol., Kyoto, 34: 51–59, reported on the advertisement call. Fei and Ye, 2016, Amph. China, 1: 655–657, provided an account, photographs, and dot map. as Boulenophrys huangshanensis. Wang, Zhao, Yang, Zhou, Chen, and Liu, 2014, PLoS One, 9(4)(e93075): 1–15, discussed the advertisement call.   

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