Megophrys binchuanensis Ye and Fei, 1995

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

Megophrys minor binchuanensis Ye and Fei, 1995, Acta Herpetol. Sinica, 4–5: 75-76. Holotype: CIB 580768, by original designation. Type locality: "Jizushan (26° 00′ N, 100° 35′ E), Binchuan [county], Yunnan, altitude 1920 m", China.

Megophrys (Xenophrys) binchuanensisDubois and Ohler, 1998, Dumerilia, 4: 14 (elevation without discussion); Fei, Ye, Huang, Jiang, and Xie, 2005, in Fei et al. (eds.), Illust. Key Chinese Amph.: 86.

Xenophrys binchuanensisOhler, 2003, Alytes, 21: 23, by implication; Delorme, Dubois, Grosjean, and Ohler, 2006, Alytes, 24: 17; Chen, Zhou, Poyarkov, Stuart, Brown, Lathrop, Wang, Yuan, Jiang, Hou, Chen, Suwannapoom, Nguyen, Duong, Papenfuss, Murphy, Zhang, and Che, 2016, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 106: 41.

Boulenophrys binchuanensis — Fei and Ye, 2016, Amph. China, 1: 647. 

Megophrys (Panophrys) binchuanensis — Mahony, Foley, Biju, and Teeling, 2017, Mol. Biol. Evol., 34: 755. 

English Names

Binchuan Horned Toad (Fei, 1999, Atlas Amph. China: 118).


Northern Yunnan (Binchuan and Lujiang counties), China, 1900 to 2800 m elevation.


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: 429-433, provided an account for China and spot map. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010, Colored Atlas of Chinese Amph.: 182, provided a brief account including photographs. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2012, Colored Atlas Chinese Amph. Distr.: 210, provided an account, photographs, and a range map for China. Fei and Ye, 2016, Amph. China, 1: 647–649, provided an account, photographs, and dot map. 

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