Rhombophryne guentherpetersi (Guibé, 1974)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Cophylinae > Genus: Rhombophryne > Species: Rhombophryne guentherpetersi

Mantipus guentherpetersi Guibé, 1974, Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. Paris, Ser. 3, Zool., 171: 1181. Holotype: MNHNP 1953.165, by original designation. Type locality: "Massif du Tsaratanana (2600 m)", Madagascar.

Plethodontohyla guentherpetersiBlommers-Schlösser and Blanc, 1991, Faune de Madagascar, 75: 56.

Rhombophryne guentherpetersiGlaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 118. Provisional transfer from Plethodontohyla.

English Names

Tsaratanana Digging Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 92).

Distribution

Tsaratanana Mountains, northern Madagascar, 2000–2600 m elevation.

Comment

See brief account by Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 118-119. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Plethodontohyla guentherpetersi) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 457. See account and holotype redescription by Scherz, Hawlitschek, Andreone, Rakotoarison, Vences, and Glaw, 2017, Zootaxa, 4273: 307–313

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