Boophis xerophilus Glaw and Vences, 1997

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

Boophis xerophilus Glaw and Vences, 1997, Copeia, 1997: 572. Holotype: ZFMK 59987, by original designation. Type locality: "Kirindy forest (20° 03′ S, 44° 39′ E; below 100 m above sea level), about 60 km north of Morondava, western Madagascar".

Boophis (Sahona) xerophilusGlaw and Vences, 2006, Organisms Divers. Evol., 6: 242, by implication; Glaw and Vences, 2006, Organisms Divers. Evol., Electron. Suppl., 11(1): 1.

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Known only from the type locality and Berenty in southeastern Madagascar.

Comment

In the Boophis tephraeomystax group according to the original publication. In the Boophis tephraeomystax group of Glaw and Vences, 2006, Organisms Divers. Evol., Electron. Suppl., 11(1): 1. Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 148-149, provided an account.

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