Boulenophrys leishanensis (Li, Xu, Liu, Jiang, Wei, and Wang, 2019 "2018")

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

Megophrys (Panophrys) leishanensis Li, Xu, Liu, Jiang, Wei, and Wang, 2019 "2018", Asian Herpetol. Res., 9: 227. Holotype:CIB LS20160610002, by original designation. Type locality: "Leigong Mountain (26.35888° N, 108.19055° E, 1571 m a. s. l.), Leishan County, Guizhou Province, China". 

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

Boulenophrys leishanensis — Qi, Lyu, Wang, Mo, Zeng, Zeng, Dai, Li, Grismer, and Wang, 2021, Zootaxa, 5072: 403.

English Names

Leishan Horned Toad (original publication). 


Known only from the type locality (Leigong Mountain, Leishan County, Guizhou Province, China) in high montane forest, usually near streams at elevations of 1200 to 1750 m. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: China, People's Republic of

Endemic: China, People's Republic of


 Lyu, Qi, Wang, Zhang, Zhao, Zeng, Wan, Yang, Mo, and Wang, 2023, Zool. Res., Kunming, 44: 432–433, provided an account and placed the species in their Borneophrys boettgeri group. Shen, Liu, Tang, Peng, Li, Feng, Mu, and Su, 2024, Ecol. Evol., 14(e11318): 1–12, described and compared the advertisement calls of Boulenophrys spinata and Boulenophrys leishanensis

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