Boophis opisthodon (Boulenger, 1888)

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

Rhacophorus opisthodon Boulenger, 1888, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 6, 1: 105. Holotype: BMNH 1947.2.8.36, according to Blommers-Schlösser and Blanc, 1991, Faune de Madagascar, 75: 335. Type locality: "Madagascar".

Rhacophorus (Rhacophorus) opisthodonAhl, 1931, Das Tierreich, 55: 194.

Boophis opisthodonBachmann and Blommers-Schlösser, 1975, Zool. Anz., 194: 17. Blommers-Schlösser, 1979, Bijdr. Dierkd., 49: 304.

Boophis (Sahona) opisthodonGlaw and Vences, 2006, Organisms Divers. Evol., 6: 242, by implication; Glaw and Vences, 2006, Organisms Divers. Evol., Electron. Suppl., 11(1): 1.

English Names

Eastern Bright-eyed Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 111).

Distribution

Forests of eastern Madagascar.

Comment

In the Boophis opisthodon group, according to Blommers-Schlösser, 1979, Bijdr. Dierkd., 49: 304. In the Boophis tephraeomystax group of Blommers-Schlösser and Blanc, 1991, Faune de Madagascar, 75: 335-336. In the Boophis tephraeomystax group of Glaw and Vences, 2006, Organisms Divers. Evol., Electron. Suppl., 11(1): 1. Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 146-147, provided an account.

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