Spinomantis guibei (Blommers-Schlösser, 1991)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Mantellidae > Subfamily: Mantellinae > Genus: Spinomantis > Species: Spinomantis guibei

Gephyromantis elegans Guibé, 1974, Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. Paris, Ser. 3, Zool., 171: 1175. Holotype: MNHNP 1972.1827, by original designation. Type locality: "Chaînes Anosyennes", Madagascar. A secondary homonym of Rhacophorus elegans Guibé, 1974, in Mantidactylus.

Mantidactylus guibei Blommers-Schlösser In Blommers-Schlösser and Blanc, 1991, Faune de Madagascar, 75: 172. Replacement name for Gephyromantis elegans Guibé, 1974.

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

Spinomantis guibeiVences and Glaw, 2006, in Vences et al. (eds.), Calls Frogs Madagascar: 26. Glaw and Vences, 2006, Organisms Divers. Evol., 6: 248; Glaw and Vences, 2006, Organisms Divers. Evol., Electron. Suppl., 11(1): 2.

English Names

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

Distribution

Mountains of southeastern Madagascar from the Kalambatrita Reserve south to Andohahela, 1200-1800 m elevation.

Comment

Prior to the revision by Glaw and Vences, 2006, Organisms Divers. Evol., 6: 236-253, in the Mantidactylus (Blommersia) argenteus group of Dubois, 1992, Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Lyon, 61: 311. Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 208-209, provided an account. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Mantidactylus guibei) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 430.

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