Oreolalax lichuanensis

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Oreolalax lichuanensis
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Megophryidae
Genus: Oreolalax
O. lichuanensis
Binomial name
Oreolalax lichuanensis
Hu & Fei, 1979

Scutiger lichuanensis

Oreolalax lichuanensis (Lichuan lazy toad or Lichuan toothed toad) is a species of amphibian in the family Megophryidae. It is endemic to China, and found in south-central parts of the country (Hubei, Sichuan, Chongqing, and Guizhou).[2] Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, subtropical or tropical moist shrubland, and rivers. It is threatened by habitat loss.[1]

Male Oreolalax lichuanensis grow to about 51 mm (2.0 in) in snout-vent length and females to about 59 mm (2.3 in). Tadpoles are 72 mm (2.8 in) in length.[3]


  1. ^ a b Fei Liang; Ye Changyuan (2004). "Oreolalax lichuanensis". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2004: e.T57592A11652433. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57592A11652433.en. Retrieved 3 January 2018.
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2013). "Oreolalax lichuanensis Hu and Fei, 1979". Amphibian Species of the World 5.6, an Online Reference. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 24 July 2013.
  3. ^ Fei, L. (1999). Atlas of Amphibians of China (in Chinese). Zhengzhou: Henan Press of Science and Technology. p. 72. ISBN 7-5349-1835-9.