Boophis andrangoloaka (Ahl, 1928)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Mantellidae > Subfamily: Boophinae > Genus: Boophis > Species: Boophis andrangoloaka

Rhacophorus andrangoloaka Ahl, 1928, Zool. Anz., 75: 311. Syntypes: ZMB (2 specimens) unnumbered in original publication of which ZMB 30518 and 50102 are presumed to be these syntypes (see following); ZMB 30518 regarded as holotype (lectotype designation by implication) by Guibé, 1978, Bonn. Zool. Monogr., 11: 74; ZMB 30510 formally designated lectotype by Glaw and Vences, 1997 "1996", Salamandra, 32: 237. Type locality: "Zentralmadagasckar (Angrangoloaka)".

Rhacophorus brevirostris Ahl, 1928, Zool. Anz., 75: 313. Holotype: ZMB unnumbered according to the original publication; ZMB 30518 according to Guibé, 1978, Bonn. Zool. Monogr., 11: 74. Type locality: "N.W. Madagascar"; considered to be in error by Glaw, Köhler, De la Riva, Vieites, and Vences, 2010, Zootaxa, 2383: 16. Synonymy with Boophis rhodoscelis by Guibé, 1978, Bonn. Zool. Monogr., 11: 74. Synonymy with Boophis andrangoloaka by Glaw, Köhler, De la Riva, Vieites, and Vences, 2010, Zootaxa, 2383: 16.

Rhacophorus (Rhacophorus) brevirostrisAhl, 1931, Das Tierreich, 55: 192.

Rhacophorus (Rhacophorus) andrangoloakaAhl, 1931, Das Tierreich, 55: 185.

Boophis andrangoloakaGuibé, 1947, Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. Paris, Ser. 2, 19: 439.

Boophis andrangoloakaGlaw, Köhler, De la Riva, Vieites, and Vences, 2010, Zootaxa, 2383: 12.

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Known only from Angrangoloaka and Ambohitantely Special Reserve, northern Madagascar.

Comment

Removed from the synonymy of Boophis rhodoscelis by Glaw, Köhler, De la Riva, Vieites, and Vences, 2010, Zootaxa, 2383: 12, where it had been placed by Guibé, 1947, Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. Paris, Ser. 2, 19: 439; and Guibé, 1978, Bonn. Zool. Monogr., 11: 74.

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