Panophrys yeae (Shi, Zhang, Xie, Jiang, Liu, Ding, Luan, and Wang, 2020)

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

Megophrys yeae Shi, Zhang, Xie, Jiang, Liu, Ding, Luan, and Wang, 2020, ZooKeys, 977: 140. Holotype: CIB201706MT02, by original designation. Type locality: "Beibeng village, Medog County, Tibet Autonomous Region, China (29.24292°N, 95.18561°E, 870 m)". http://zoobank.org/983FA221-7721-49AE-B8F7-568383A19D18

Panophrys yeae — Here (11 February 2021) based on molecular analysis in the original publication placing this species as the sister of Panophrys vegrandis

English Names

Ye’s Horned Toad (original publication). 

Distribution

Known from Didong, Beibeng, Bari, Yadong, and Yarang, Medog, Tibet, China. 

Comment

Morphology, larval morphology, and advertisement call discussed in the original publication. The molecular tree presented suggests that this species is the sister taxon of what is now (2021) Panophrys vegrandis. 

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