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".

English Names

Tamenglong Horned Frog (original publication). 


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. 


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

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