Gephyromantis ambohitra (Vences and Glaw, 2001)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Mantellidae > Subfamily: Mantellinae > Genus: Gephyromantis > Species: Gephyromantis ambohitra

Mantidactylus (Gephyromantis) ambohitra Vences and Glaw, 2001, Alytes, 19: 120. Holotype: ZSM 1084.2001, by original designation. Type locality: "Montagne d'Ambre", Madagascar.

Gephyromantis ambohitraVences and Glaw, 2006, in Vences et al. (eds.), Calls Frogs Madagascar: 18.

Gephyromantis (Duboimantis) ambohitraGlaw and Vences, 2006, Organisms Divers. Evol., 6: 244, by implication; Glaw and Vences, 2006, Organisms Divers. Evol., Electron. Suppl., 11(1): 2. Provisional allocation.

Gephyromantis (Asperomantis) ambohitra — Vences, Köhler, Pabijan, Bletz, Gehring, Rakotoarison, Ratsoavina, Andreone, Crottini, and Glaw, 2017, Salamandra, 53: 91. 

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Known only from the vicinity of the type locality in the Montagne d'Ambre as well as Manongarivo, northern Madagascar, 500-1200 m elevation.

Comment

Prior to the revision of Glaw and Vences, 2006, Organisms Divers. Evol., 6: 236-253, in the Mantidactylus asper group (according to the original publication). Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 220-221, provided an account and noted a similar unnamed species from Marojejy (now named Gephyromantis tahotra). See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Mantidactylus ambohitra) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 429. Glaw, Köhler, and Vences, 2011, J. Herpetol., 45: 158, provided a range map. See account by Vences, Köhler, Pabijan, Bletz, Gehring, Rakotoarison, Ratsoavina, Andreone, Crottini, and Glaw, 2017, Salamandra, 53: 91–92, who provided a list of explicit localities. 

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