Mantidactylus aerumnalis (Peracca, 1893)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Mantellidae > Subfamily: Mantellinae > Genus: Mantidactylus > Species: Mantidactylus aerumnalis

Rana aerumnalis Peracca, 1893, Boll. Mus. Zool. Anat. Comp. Univ. Torino, 8 (156): 10. Holotype: Lost, according to Andreone and Gavetti, 1994, Boll. Mus. Reg. Sci. Nat. Torino, 12: 62, who designated MRSN A72 as neotype; neotype discussed by Vences and Glaw, 2004, J. Nat. Hist., London, 38: 86-87. Type locality: "dai dintorni di Andrangoloaka e dalla vicina valle dell'Umbi", Madagascar; given as Andrangoloaka, central Madagascar by Andreone and Gavetti, 1994, Boll. Mus. Reg. Sci. Nat. Torino, 12: 62. Neotype from "'An Ala'', next to Périnet-Analamazaotra Special Reserve (Andasibe)", Madagascar.

Mantidactylus aerumnalisBoulenger, 1895, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 6, 15: 450. Boulenger, 1918, Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 1918: 259.

Mantidactylus (Mantidactylus) aerumnalisAhl, 1931, Das Tierreich, 55: 22.

Mantidactylus (Hylobatrachus) aerumnalisDubois, 1992, Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Lyon, 61: 312. .

Mantidactylus (Chonomantis) aerumnalisGlaw and Vences, 1994, Fieldguide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 2: 401. Glaw and Vences, 2006, Organisms Divers. Evol., Electron. Suppl., 11(1): 3.

English Names

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

Distribution

Mountains of east-central Madagascar, 600-950 m elevation.

Comment

Prior to the revision by Glaw and Vences, 2006, Organisms Divers. Evol., 6: 236-253, in the Mantidactylus (Hylobatrachus) albofrenatus group of Dubois, 1992, Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Lyon, 61: 312. Andreone and Gavetti, 1994, Boll. Mus. Reg. Sci. Nat. Torino, 12: 55-71, redefined the species. Vences and Glaw, 2004, J. Nat. Hist., London, 38: 86-88, provided an account. Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 242-243, provided an account.

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