Megophrys acehensis Munir, Nishikawa, Hamidy, and Smith, 2021

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Megophryidae > Subfamily: Megophryinae > Genus: Megophrys > Species: Megophrys acehensis

Megophrys (Megophrys) acehensis Munir, Nishikawa, Hamidy, and Smith, 2021, Zootaxa, 5057: 514. Holotype: MZB Amph 26098, by original designation. Type locality: "Aceh Province, Aceh Tengah Regency, Linge District, Kute Robel (4.506444° N, 96.860750° E, 1638 m a.s.l)". http://zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:A3C378BB-58ED-4A18-8F52-1D00E58E6F1E

English Names

Aceh Horned-frog (original publication). 

Distribution

Currently known only from the Aceh Highlands of Sumatra, Indonesia, in Aceh Province Aceh Tengah Regency, Linge District, as well as Pidie Regency, Geumpang District. 

Comment

Most similar to Megophrys parallela according to the original publication where morphology and molecular markers were detailed. 

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