Megophrys

Megophrys is a genus of frogs in the family Megophryidae. They occur in the mainland Southeastern Asia, the islands of the Sunda Shelf, and the Philippines.[1] They commonly have elongated upper "eyebrows" and are thus known as Asian horned frogs.

Megophrys
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Long-nosed horned frog (Megophrys nasuta)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Megophryidae
Genus: Megophrys
Kuhl & van Hasselt, 1822
Species

Several, see text

Synonyms
  • Ceratophryne Schlegel, 1858
  • Xenophrys Günther, 1864
  • Pelobatrachus Beddard, 1908 "1907"
  • Atympanophrys Tian and Hu, 1983
  • Panophrys Rao and Yang, 1997

TaxonomyEdit

The following species are recognised in the genus Megophrys:[1]

Endemic rangesEdit

Many Megophrys species are endemic to highly restricted geographical areas.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Frost, Darrel R. (2019). "Megophrys Kuhl and Van Hasselt, 1822". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 6 December 2019.

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