Gephyromantis sculpturatus (Ahl, 1929)

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

Mantidactylus sculpturatus Ahl, 1929 "1928", Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berlin, 14: 477. Holotype: ZMB unnumbered according to the original publication; ZMB 30515 according to Vences and Glaw, 2001, Alytes, 19: 129; reported lost, apparently in error, by Blommers-Schlösser and Blanc, 1991, Faune de Madagascar, 75: 210. Type locality: "Nord-West-Madagascar"; this locality considered likely erroneus by Vences and Glaw, 2001, Alytes, 19: 129.

Mantidactylus (Mantidactylus) sculpturatusAhl, 1931, Das Tierreich, 55: 30.

Mantidactylus (Gephyromantis) sculpturatusVences and Glaw, 2001, Alytes, 19: 129, by implication.

Gephyromantis sculpturatusVences and Glaw, 2006, in Vences et al. (eds.), Calls Frogs Madagascar: 20.

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

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Known only from Andasibe, Ankeniheny, and Ranomafana, northern Madagascar.

Comment

In the Mantidactylus asper group according to the original publication. Removed from the synonymy of Mantidactylus plicifer by Vences and Glaw, 2001, Alytes, 19: 129-132 (who also placed it in their Mantidactylus asper group), where it had been placed by Blommers-Schlösser and Blanc, 1991, Faune de Madagascar, 75: 210; Glaw and Vences, 1992, Fieldguide Amph. Rept. Madagascar: 278. Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 222-223, provided an account.

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