Boulenophrys wushanensis (Ye and Fei, 1995)

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

English Names

Wushan Horned Toad (Fei, 1999, Atlas Amph. China: 122).

Distribution

Mount Wushan, northern Sichuan, east into southern Shaanxi, northern Chongqing, southern Gansu, and into western Hubei, China, 945 to 1200 m elevation. 

Comment

Previously considered to be part of Megophrys minor (e. g, Liu, Hu, and Yang, 1960, Acta Zool. Sinica, 12: 280). Fei, 1999, Atlas Amph. China: 122–123, provided a brief account, figure, and map. Fei and Ye, 2001, Color Handbook Amph. Sichuan: 151, provided a brief account and illustration. 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: 451–455, provided an account, illustration of the holotype, and spot map. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010, Colored Atlas of Chinese Amph.: 215, provided a brief account including photographs. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2012, Colored Atlas Chinese Amph. Distr.: 244, provided an account, photographs, and a range map. Fei and Ye, 2016, Amph. China, 1: 670–672, provided an account, photographs, and dot map. as Boulenophrys wushanensis. See Yao and Gong, 2012, Amph. Rept. Gansu: 29–30, who provided a brief account and photograph. 

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