Read full entry

Scutiger (toad)

Scutiger is a genus of toads in the family Megophryidae. They are known commonly as lazy toads. They occur in China, Burma, Nepal, and northern India in high-altitude habitat.[1] Most are endemic to China.[2]


There are 21 species:[1]


  1. ^ a b Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Scutiger Theobald, 1868". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 18 January 2014. 
  2. ^ a b Jiang, K., et al. (2012). A new species of the genus Scutiger (Anura: Megophryidae) from southeastern Tibet, China. Zootaxa 3388, 29-40.

Further reading[edit]


Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike 3.0 (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Source: Wikipedia

Belongs to 0 communities

This taxon hasn't been featured in any communities yet.

Learn more about Communities


EOL content is automatically assembled from many different content providers. As a result, from time to time you may find pages on EOL that are confusing.

To request an improvement, please leave a comment on the page. Thank you!