Oreolalax pingii

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Oreolalax pingii
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Megophryidae
Genus: Oreolalax
Species: O. pingii
Binomial name
Oreolalax pingii
(Liu, 1943)
Synonyms

Scutiger pingii Liu, 1943

Oreolalax pingii (Chinese lazy toad or Ping's toothed toad) is a species of amphibian in the Megophryidae family. It is endemic to south-western China where it is restricted to the Daliang and Hengduan Mountains in Sichuan and Yunnan.[2] Its natural habitats are subtropical moist montane forests, moist shrubland, and rivers. It is threatened by habitat loss.[1]

Range[edit]

It is known only from two locations.[1]

Morphology[edit]

Male Oreolalax pingii grow to about 47 mm (1.9 in) in snout-vent length and females to 52 mm (2.0 in). Tadpoles are 64 mm (2.5 in) in length[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Fei Liang; Ye Changyuan (2004). "Oreolalax pingii". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2004: e.T57597A11653730. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57597A11653730.en. Retrieved 3 January 2018. 
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2013). "Oreolalax pingii (Liu, 1943)". 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. p. 88. ISBN 7-5349-1835-9.