Laliostoma labrosum (Cope, 1868)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Mantellidae > Subfamily: Laliostominae > Genus: Laliostoma > Species: Laliostoma labrosum

Tomopterna labrosa Cope, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, 20: 138. Syntypes: MCZ 282-83 [3 specimens], by original designation; give as MCZ 1583, 1584 (total of 3 specimens, presumably renumbered) by Barbour and Loveridge, 1929, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 69: 351. Type locality: "Madagascar".

Pyxicephalus madagascariensis Grandidier, 1872, Ann. Sci. Nat., Paris, Ser. 5, 15: 9. Syntypes: MNHNP 1895.246-249 according to Guibé, 1978, Bonn. Zool. Monogr., 11: 10. Type locality: Not stated; presumably Madagascar. Stated as "Côte ouest de Madagascar" by Guibé, 1978, Bonn. Zool. Monogr., 11: 10. Synonymy (by implication) by Boulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 30.

Pyxicephalus labrosusPeters, 1874 "1873", Monatsber. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. Berlin, 1873: 794.

Rana labrosaBoettger, 1892, Kat. Batr. Samml. Mus. Senckenb. Naturforsch. Ges.: 3. Boulenger, 1895, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 6, 15: 450; Andersson, 1910, Ark. Zool., 7(7): 12.

Rana (Pyxicephalus) labrosaBoettger, 1913, in Voeltzkow (ed.), Reise Ost-Afr., 3(4): 272. Angel, 1931, Faune Colon. Franç., 4: 531.

Rana (Tomopterna) labrosaBoulenger, 1918, Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 1918: 257. Dubois, 1981, Monit. Zool. Ital., N.S., Suppl., 15: 233; by implication.

Tomopterna (Sphaeroteca) labrosaDubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 57.

Tomopterna (Laliostoma) labrosaGlaw, Vences, and Böhme, 1998, Z. Zool. Syst. Evolutionsforsch., 36: 35.

Laliostoma labrosumVences, Glaw, Kosuch, Das, and Veith, 2000, Lourenço and Goodman (eds.), Diversité et Endéémisme à Madagascar: 232. Vences and Glaw, 2001, Spixiana, München, 24: 85.

English Names

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

Distribution

Northern, central and western Madagascar.

Comment

Reviewed by Guibé, 1978, Bonn. Zool. Monogr., 11: 9-10, and Blommers-Schlösser and Blanc, 1991, Faune de Madagascar, 75: 127-129. See Vences and Glaw, 2001, Herpetol. Rev., 32: 55, for record from northern Madagascar. Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 180-181, provided an account. Pabijan, Brown, Chan, Rakotondravony, Raselimanana, Yoder, Glaw, and Vences, 2015, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 92: 11–24, reported on molecular phylogeography. 

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