Jingophrys Lyu and Wang, 2023

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Megophryidae > Subfamily: Megophryinae > Genus: Jingophrys
5 species

Jingophrys Lyu and Yang in Lyu, Qi, Wang, Zhang, Zhao, Zeng, Wan, Yang, Mo, and Wang, 2023, Zool. Res., Kunming, 44: 395. Type species: Megophrys feii Yang, Wang, and Wang, 2018, by original designation. Zoobank publication registration: AB48766E-B44A-408F-BC88-2DFB6F0E8AB0

English Names

Diminutive Horned Toads (original publication). 


Cona and Medog counties of southeastern Xizang and Yingjiang County of westernmost Yunnan in China. 


The former Xenophrys vegrandis group of Mahony, Foley, Biju, and Teeling, 2017, Mol. Biol. Evol., 34: 744–771. Polyphyletic on the tree of Portik, Streicher, and Wiens, 2023, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 188 (107907): 12, who included Jingophrys vegrandis and Jingophrys pachyproctus (both as Xenophrys) in their analysis. 

Contained taxa (5 sp.):

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