Boulenophrys yaoshanensis Qi, Mo, Lyu, Wang, and Wang, 2021

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

Boulenophrys yaoshanensis Qi, Mo, Lyu, Wang, and Wang in Qi, Lyu, Wang, Mo, Zeng, Zeng, Dai, Li, Grismer, and Wang, 2021, Zootaxa, 5072: 412. Holotype: SYS a002189, by original designation. Type locality: "Dayaoshan Nature Reserve (26.5517°N, 114.1548°E; ca 845 m a.s.l.), Jinxiu Yao Autonomous County, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China". http://zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:B23A6B99-6D47-469F-8A4F-8AD41D77151A  Corrected to "24.1602° N, 110.2304° E; ca 1200 m a.s.l." in erratum by Qi, Lyu, Wang, Mo, Zeng, Zeng, Dai, Li, Grismer, and Wang, 2022, Zootaxa, 5115: 600. 

English Names

Mt. Dayao Horned Toad (original publication)

Distribution

Known only from Jinxiu and Mengshan counties, Guangxi, China, in evergreen secondary forest, inhabiting flowing montane streams and the nearby forest floor and leaf litter at elevations between 1200–1350 m.

Comment

Previously confused with Megophrys minor and Megophrys brachykolos according to the original publication, where the older literature was discussed as well as comparative morphology and molecular markers were detailed. Qi, Lyu, Wang, Mo, Zeng, Zeng, Dai, Li, Grismer, and Wang, 2022, Zootaxa, 5115: 600, published an erratum correcting the elevational range to 1200–1350 m. 

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