Megophrys chuannanensis (Fei, Ye, and Huang, 2001)

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

Brachytarsophrys chuannanensis Fei, Ye, and Huang In Fei and Ye, 2001, Color Handbook Amph. Sichuan: 138. Holotype: CIB 98A0045, by original designation. Type locality: He Jiang, Zi Huai (105° 49′ E, 28° 48′ N), 850 m elevation, Sichuan, China.

Megophrys (Brachytarsophrys) chuannanensis — Mahony, Foley, Biju, and Teeling, 2017, Mol. Biol. Evol., 34: 754. 

English Names

Chuanan Short-legged Toad (Fei and Ye, 2001, Color Handbook Amph. Sichuan: 138).


Extreme southeastern Sichuan (Hejiang and Junlian counties) and eastern Guizhou (Jiangkou County), China, 800 to 1400 m elevation. 


Fei, Hu, Ye, and Huang, 2009, Fauna Sinica, Amph. 2: 337-341, provided an account and spot map for China. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010, Colored Atlas of Chinese Amph.: 178-179, provided a brief account including photographs. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2012, Colored Atlas Chinese Amph. Distr.: 206–207, provided an account, photographs, and a range map for China. Fei and Ye, 2016, Amph. China, 1: 724–725, provided an account, photograph, and dot map. Zhang, 2017, Amph. Rept. Fanjing Mts.: 72–74, provided taxonomic and natural history information for the Fanjing Mountains population in northeastern Guizhou, China.  

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