Scaphiophryne calcarata (Mocquard, 1895)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Scaphiophryninae > Genus: Scaphiophryne > Species: Scaphiophryne calcarata

Calophrynus calcaratus Mocquard, 1895, Bull. Soc. Philomath., Paris, Ser. 8, 7: 108. Syntypes: MNHNP 1895.294 (4 specimens), according to Guibé, 1950 "1948", Cat. Types Amph. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat.: 47. Type locality: "Madagascar".

Pseudohemisus calcaratusNoble and Parker, 1926, Am. Mus. Novit., 232: 19.

Pseudohemisus longimanus Angel, 1930, Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. Paris, Ser. 2, 2: 72. Holotype: MNHNP 1929.236-237, according to Guibé, 1950 "1948", Cat. Types Amph. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat.: 47. Type locality: Ambongo [Madagascar]. Synonymy by Blommers-Schlösser and Blanc, 1991, Faune de Madagascar, 75: 27.

Pseudohemisus longimanus var. melanopleura Angel, 1934, Bull. Soc. Zool. France, 59: 171. Syntypes: MNHNP 1953.148-149 (2 specimens), by original designation and according to Guibé, 1950 "1948", Cat. Types Amph. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat.: 47. Type locality: "Antsingy, province du Manabé, alt. 300 mètres (Ouest de Madagascar)".

Pseudohemisus granulosus Guibé, 1952, Mem. Inst. Sci. Madagascar, Ser. A, 7: 109. Holotype: MNHNP 1953.238, by original designation. Type locality: "Grotte d'Andranoboka", Bay Mahajamba, north of Majunga, western Madagascar. Synonymy by Blommers-Schlösser and Blanc, 1991, Faune de Madagascar, 75: 27.

Scaphiophryne calcarataBlommers-Schlösser and Blanc, 1991, Faune de Madagascar, 75: 27.

Scaphiophryne (Pseudohemisus) calcarataGrosjean, Glos, Teschke, Glaw, and Vences, 2007, Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 151: 572.

English Names

Mocquard's Rain Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 114).

Distribution

Southern and western Madagascar.

Comment

See brief accountsby Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 110, who suggested that this nominal taxon contained several distinct species.

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