Little horned toad

The little horned toad (Megophrys minor), also known as the dwarf horned toad, Kwangshien spadefoot toad, or tiny spadefoot toad, is a species of frog in the family Megophryidae. It is found in southern China, Thailand, Vietnam, and possibly in Laos and Myanmar.[2] It has recently been reported from Bhutan.[3] Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, rivers, and swamps. It is threatened by habitat loss.[1]

Little horned toad
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In Mongar District, Bhutan
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Megophryidae
Genus: Megophrys
Species:
M. minor
Binomial name
Megophrys minor
(Stejneger, 1926)
Synonyms
  • Xenophrys minor Stejneger, 1926

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Li Cheng; Wu Guanfu; Peter Paul van Dijk; Annemarie Ohler (2004). "Megophrys minor". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2004: e.T57646A11669129. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57646A11669129.en.
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2013). "Xenophrys minor Stejneger, 1926". Amphibian Species of the World 5.6, an Online Reference. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 24 August 2013.
  3. ^ Wangyal, J. T. (2013). "New records of reptiles and amphibians from Bhutan". Journal of Threatened Taxa. 5 (13): 4774–4783. doi:10.11609/JoTT.o3539.4774-83.