Boophis sambirano Vences and Glaw, 2005

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

Boophis sambirano Vences and Glaw, 2005, Afr. J. Herpetol., 54: 79. Holotype: ZSM 811/2003, by original designation. Type locality: "at a small settlement called 'Camp Norbert' by our guides, 13 56′ 53″ S, 48 27′ 28″ E, ca. 280 m above sea level, Manongarivo Special Reserve, northwestern Madagascar".

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

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Known only from with a few kilometers of the type locality (Manongarivo Special Reserve, northwestern Madagascar).

Comment

In the Boophis mandraka group of Vences and Glaw, 2005, Afr. J. Herpetol., 54: 79, and Glaw and Vences, 2006, Organisms Divers. Evol., 6: 240. Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 178-179, provided an account. Randrianiaina, Strauss, Glos, and Vences, 2012, ZooKeys, 178: 59-124, reported on larval morphology.

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