Oreolalax chuanbeiensis

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Oreolalax chuanbeiensis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Megophryidae
Genus: Oreolalax
Species: O. chuanbeiensis
Binomial name
Oreolalax chuanbeiensis
Tian, 1983
Synonyms

Scutiger chuanbeiensis (Tian, 1983)

Oreolalax chuanbeiensis (Sichuan lazy toad or Chuanbei toothed toad) is a species of amphibian in the Megophryidae family. It is endemic to northern Sichuan, China where it is found in Pingwu County and Mao County.[2] Its natural habitats are temperate forests and rivers. It is threatened by habitat loss.[1]

Male Oreolalax chuanbeiensis grow to about 53 mm (2.1 in) in snout-vent length and females to about 58 mm (2.3 in). Tadpoles are 65 mm (2.6 in) in length.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Fei Liang; Wu Guanfu (2004). "Oreolalax chuanbeiensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 22 October 2013. 
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2013). "Oreolalax chuanbeiensis Tian, 1983". Amphibian Species of the World 5.6, an Online Reference. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 22 October 2013. 
  3. ^ Fei, L. (1999). Atlas of Amphibians of China (in Chinese). Zhengzhou: Henan Press of Science and Technology. pp. 64–66. ISBN 7-5349-1835-9.