Aglyptodactylus madagascariensis (Duméril, 1853)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Mantellidae > Subfamily: Laliostominae > Genus: Aglyptodactylus > Species: Aglyptodactylus madagascariensis

Limnodytes madagascariensis Duméril, 1853, Ann. Sci. Nat., Paris, Ser. 3, 19: 155. Holotype: MNHNP 4574, according to Guibé, 1950 "1948", Cat. Types Amph. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat.: 49. Type locality: not stated; given as "Madagascar" by Guibé, 1950 "1948", Cat. Types Amph. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat.: 49.

Hylarana madagascariensisGünther, 1859 "1858", Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus.: 73.

Rana madagascariensisBoulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 67.

Mantidactylus madagascariensisMocquard, 1902, Bull. Soc. Philomath., Paris, Ser. 9, 4: 13; Methuen and Hewitt, 1913, Ann. Transvaal Mus., 4: 51.

Aglyptodactylus madagascariensisBoulenger, 1918, Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 1918: 257; Guibé, 1978, Bonn. Zool. Monogr., 11: 12.

Mantidactylus purpureus Ahl, 1929 "1928", Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berlin, 14: 476. Syntypes: ZMB (12 specimens) unnumbered according to the original publication. ZMB 30505, reported as the lot number of syntypes by Guibé, 1978, Bonn. Zool. Monogr., 11: 12, Type locality: "Nord-West-Madagascar". Synonymy by Guibé, 1978, Bonn. Zool. Monogr., 11: 12.

Mantidactylus (Mantidactylus) purpureusAhl, 1931, Das Tierreich, 55: 20.

Mantidactylus (Aglyptodactylus) madagascariensisAhl, 1931, Das Tierreich, 55: 35.

English Names

Madagascar Jumping Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 110).

Distribution

Forests of northern and eastern Madagascar.

Comment

See account by Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 182-183, provided an account and noted three unnamed species in southeastern and northeastern Madagascar. Köhler, Glaw, Pabijan, and Vences, 2015, Zootaxa, 4006: 418–420, provided an account. 

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