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Small horned toad

Thai: อึ่งกรายห้วยเล็ก

Binomial name: Megophrys parva, George Albert Boulenger, 1893

Xenophrys parva is a species of horned frog found in South Asia and Southeast Asia, from eastern India and Nepal through Bangladesh and Burma to western Thailand and southern China (Yunnan and Guangxi) and northern Laos and Vietnam. Perhaps because of its wide distribution, Xenophrys parva is known under many common names, including concave-crowned horned toad, lesser stream horned frog, mountain horned frog, brown horn frog, Burmese spadefoot toad, and small spadefoot toad. It inhabits evergreen broadleaf forests alongside streams.

Males measure 43 mm and females 45 mm in length.

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Scientific classification

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

Common names

  • English:
    • Small horned toad
    • Lesser stream horned frog
  • Thai: อึ่งกรายห้วยเล็ก

Synonyms

  • Leptobrachium parvum, George Albert Boulenger (1893)
  • Megalophrys parva, George Albert Boulenger (1893)
  • Xenophrys parva, George Albert Boulenger (1893)
  • Xenophrys monticola, Albert Charles Lewis Günther (1864)

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

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Distribution map of Small horned toad, Megophrys parva in Thailand

Range map of Megophrys parva in Thailand

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Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.

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