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Amphibians of Thailand

Species of Thailand

Lesser horned toad

Binomial name: Megophrys minor, Leonhard Hess Stejneger, 1926

The little horned toad (also dwarf horned toad, Kwangshien spadefoot toad, or tiny spadefoot toad; Xenophrys minor) is a species of amphibian in the Megophryidae family. It is found in southern China, Thailand, Vietnam, and possibly in Laos and Myanmar. It has recently been reported from Bhutan.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, rivers, and swamps. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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Scientific classification

Phylum
Chordata
Class
Amphibia
Order
Anura
Family
Megophryidae
Genus
Megophrys
Species
Megophrys minor

Common names

  • English:
    • อึ่งกรายห้วยแคระ
    • Lesser horned toad
    • Dwart horned frog
    • Little horned toad

Synonyms

  • Xenophrys minor, Leonhard Hess Stejneger (1926)
  • Megophrys minor, Leonhard Hess Stejneger (1926)

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

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Range Map

Distribution map of Lesser horned toad, Megophrys minor in Thailand
  • Khao Nan National Park
Range map of Megophrys minor in Thailand