Boulenophrys yingdeensis Qi, Lyu, Wang & Wang, 2021

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

Boulenophrys yingdeensis Qi, Lyu, Wang, and Wang in Qi, Lyu, Wang, Mo, Zeng, Zeng, Dai, Li, Grismer, and Wang, 2021, Zootaxa, 5072: 416. Holotype: SYS a002099, by original designation. Type locality: "Shimentai Nature Reserve (24.4435°N, 113.3034°E; ca 357 m a.s.l.), Yingde City, Guangdong Province, China".

English Names

Yingde Horned Toad (original publication)


Known only from Shimentai Nature Reserve, Guangdong, China, in evergreen secondary forest, near lowland streams and in nearby leaf litter at elevations between 300–400 m.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: China, People's Republic of

Endemic: China, People's Republic of


Ccomparative morphology and molecular markers were detailed in the original publication. A detailed account provided by Lyu, Qi, Wang, Zhang, Zhao, Zeng, Wan, Yang, Mo, and Wang, 2023, Zool. Res., Kunming, 44: 444–445, who assigned it to the Boulenophrys boettgeri group.  

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