Boophis fayi Köhler, Glaw, Rosa, Gehring, Pabijan, Andreone, and Vences, 2011

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Mantellidae > Subfamily: Boophinae > Genus: Boophis > Species: Boophis fayi

Boophis fayi Köhler, Glaw, Rosa, Gehring, Pabijan, Andreone, and Vences, 2011, Salamandra, 47: 216. Holotype: ZSM 280/2010, by original designation. Type locality: "Ambodivoahangy (Makira Re­gion), 15° 17′ 23.8″ S, 49° 37′ 13.0″ E, ca. 100 m above sea level, Analanjirofo Region, north-eastern Madagascar".

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Known from two localities: a small rainforest fragment close to the Makira Reserve along the Antainambalana river basin and from the Betampona Reserve in a narrow altitudinal range (ca. 300-400 m elevation) on the central east coast 250 km to the south; likely oc­curs in rainforests along the eastern coast between these two localities.

Comment

In the Boophis goudoti group, the sister taxon of Boophis boehmei, and prior to its naming confused with Boophis boehmi, according to the original publication.

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