Boulenophrys hungtai Wang, Zeng, Lyu, Xiao, and Wang, 2022

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

Boulenophrys hungtai Wang, Zeng, Lyu, Xiao, and Wang in Wang, Zeng, Lyu, Qi, Liu, Chen, Lu, Xiao, Lin, Chen, and Wang, 2022, Zootaxa, 5099: 106. Holotype: SYS a007578, by original designation. Type locality: "Mt. Liwangzhang (23° 38′6.42″N, 115° 48′51.78″E; ca. 990 m a.s.l.), Jiexi, Jieyang, Guangdong, China".

English Names

Hung-Ta Chang’s Horned Toad (original publication).


Known only from two localities: Mount Liwangzhang of Jiexi (800–1000 m elevation) and Shuangkeng Forestry Station (500–800 m elevation) of Jiedong, Guangdong, China, which are ca. 55 km from each other; inhabits flowing montane streams and the nearby forest floor and leaf litter. 


The sister taxon of Boulenophrys ombrophila + Boulenophrys obesa, according to the original publication, where comparative external morphology and molecular markers were detailed. 

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