Mantidactylus majori Boulenger, 1896

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

Mantidactylus Majori Boulenger, 1896, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 6, 18: 420. Syntypes: BMNH 1947.2.10.26-27 according to Blommers-Schlösser and Blanc, 1991, Faune de Madagascar, 75: 224; BMNH 1947.2.10.27 designated lectotype by Glaw and Vences, 2004, Spixiana, München, 27: 86. Type locality: "Ivohimanita", Madagascar.

Mantidactylus (Mantidactylus) majoriAhl, 1931, Das Tierreich, 55: 23.

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

Mantidactylus (Ochthomantis) majoriGlaw and Vences, 1994, Fieldguide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 2: 400. Glaw and Vences, 2006, Organisms Divers. Evol., Electron. Suppl., 11(1): 3 (although Glaw and Vences, 2006, Organisms Divers. Evol., 6: 247, might belong to Hylobatrachus).

English Names

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

Distribution

Eastern Madagascar.

Comment

Prior to the revision by Glaw and Vences, 2006, Organisms Divers. Evol., 6: 236-253, in the Mantidactylus (Hylobatrachus) lugubris group of Dubois, 1992, Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Lyon, 61: 312. Glaw and Vences, 2006, Organisms Divers. Evol., 6: 247, noted the possibility that this species might belong to Hylobatrachus rather than Ochthomantis. Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 248-249, provided an account, as Mantidactylus (Ochthomantis) majori.

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