Guibemantis flavobrunneus (Blommers-Schlösser, 1979)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Mantellidae > Subfamily: Mantellinae > Genus: Guibemantis > Species: Guibemantis flavobrunneus

Mantidactylus flavobrunneus Blommers-Schlösser, 1979, Beaufortia, 29: 54. Holotype: ZMA 7172a, by original designation. Type locality: "Perinet ('highroad R. N. 2' at km 142), alt. 900-1100 m", 20 km south of Moramanga, Madagascar.

Mantidactylus (Blommersia) flavobrunneusDubois, 1992, Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Lyon, 61: 311. .

Mantidactylus (Pandanusicola) flavobrunneusGlaw and Vences, 1994, Fieldguide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 2: 400.

Guibemantis (Pandanusicola) flavobrunneusGlaw and Vences, 2006, Organisms Divers. Evol., 6: 246, by implication; Glaw and Vences, 2006, Organisms Divers. Evol., Electron. Suppl., 11(1): 2.

English Names

Blommers' Madagascar Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 101).

Distribution

East-central Madagascar.

Comment

Prior to the revision by Glaw and Vences, 2006, Organisms Divers. Evol., 6: 236-253, in the Mantidactylus (Blommersia) pulcher group of Dubois, 1992, Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Lyon, 61: 311. Lehtinen, Nussbaum, Richards, Cannatella, and Vences, 2007, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 44: 1121-1129, suggested on the basis of molecular evidence that more than one species masquerades under this name.Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 202-203, provided an account and noted a similar unnamed species in southeast-central Madagascar.

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