Thai National Parks

Currently there are some minor/major restrictions to enter certain protected sites in Thailand due to ongoing covid-19 situation. The restrictions varies from park to park. Follow this link for an up to date situation report.

Amphibians of Thailand

Species of Thailand

Small horned toad

In 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.

This article uses material from Wikipedia released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike Licence 3.0. Eventual photos shown in this page may or may not be from Wikipedia, please see the license details for photos in photo by-lines.

Scientific classification

Megophrys parva

Common names

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


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

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)


No photo for this species yet

Range Map

Distribution map of Small horned toad, Megophrys parva in Thailand
Range map of Megophrys parva in Thailand