Convex-tailed horned toad

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Convex-tailed horned toad
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Megophryidae
Genus: Megophrys
Species: X. caudoprocta
Binomial name
Xenophrys caudoprocta
(Shen, 1994)

Megophrys caudoprocta Shen, 1994

The convex-tailed horned toad (Xenophrys caudoprocta) is a species of amphibian in the family Megophryidae, endemic to China, and is only known from the type locality, Tianping Mountain, Sangzhi County, in Hunan.[2] Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests and rivers.[1]


  1. ^ a b Fei Liang; Wu Guanfu (2004). "Megophrys caudoprocta". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2004: e.T57634A11667510. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57634A11667510.en. Retrieved 14 January 2018. 
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2013). "Xenophrys caudoprocta (Shen, 1994)". Amphibian Species of the World 5.6, an Online Reference. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 21 September 2013.