Panophrys baishanzuensis (Wu, Li, Liu, Wang, and Wu, 2020)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Megophryidae > Subfamily: Megophryinae > Genus: Panophrys > Species: Panophrys baishanzuensis

Megophrys baishanzuensis Wu, Li, Liu, Wang, and Wu, 2020, ZooKeys, 1005: 84. Holotype: CIBQY 20200726001, by original designation. Type locality: "Baishanzu National Park, Qingyuan County, Zhejiang Province, China (27.76°N, 119.18°E, ca. 1537 m a.s.l.)".  http://zoobank.org/563EBE4E-45FF-4956-AB3B-70467B2D338E

Panophrys baishanzuensis — Here (11 February 2021), provisional assignment due to the statement in the original publication stating its close relationship to Panophrys kuatuenensis

English Names

Baishanzu Horned Toad (original publication). 

Distribution

Known only from the type locality (Baishanzu National Park, Qingyuan County, Zhejiang Province, China, 1537 m elevation). 

Comment

Most closely related to Megophrys (now Panophrys) kuatunensis, from which it differs in morphology, call, and molecular markers, according to the original publication; the larva was also described. 

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