Megophrys numhbumaeng Mahony, Kamei, Teeling, and Biju, 2020

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

Megophrys (Xenophrys) numhbumaeng Mahony, Kamei, Teeling, and Biju, 2020, J. Nat. Hist., London, 54: 157. Holotype: BNHS 6075, by original designation. Type locality: "from a waterfall (25.047500, 93.434444, 915 m asl.), approx. 7 km before reaching Aziuram village coming from Tamenglong town, Tousem subdivision, Tamenglong district, Manipur state, Northeast India". http://www.zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:CE06A188-88E4-44CD-86A4-A62DD902B0A5

English Names

Tamenglong Horned Frog (original publication). 

Distribution

Known only from two nearby localities between 915 and 1010 m elevation, both near the summit of the second western-most north–south orientated mountain ridge in Manipur state, northeastern India. 

Comment

The sister taxon of Megophrys oropedion according to the original publication and in the Megophrys (Xenophrys) megacephala species group. 

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