Xenophrys dzukou (Mahony, Kamei, Teeling, and Biju, 2020)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Megophryidae > Subfamily: Megophryinae > Genus: Xenophrys > Species: Xenophrys dzukou

Megophrys (Xenophrys) dzukou Mahony, Kamei, Teeling, and Biju, 2020, J. Nat. Hist., London, 54: 148. Holotype: BNHS 6072, by original designation. Type locality: "Dzükou Valley, Jakhama circle (25.560555, 94.080555, 2650 m asl.), Kohima district, Nagaland state, Northeast India". http://www.zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:CE06A188-88E4-44CD-86A4-A62DD902B0A5

Xenophrys dzukou —  Lyu, Zeng, Wang, Liu, Huang, Li, and Wang, 2021, Zootaxa, 4927: 39.

English Names

Dzükou Valley Horned Frog (original publication). 


Known only from the type locality, Dzükou Valley, Nagaland State, although expected in adjacent Manipur State, northeastern India. 


Placed in the original publication in their Megophrys (Xenophrys) megacephala species group. In the Xenophrys megacephala group of Lyu, Zeng, Wang, Liu, Huang, Li, and Wang, 2021, Zootaxa, 4927: 9–40. 

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