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Guibemantis Dubois, 1992

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Mantellidae > Subfamily: Mantellinae > Genus: Guibemantis
14 species

Guibemantis Dubois, 1992, Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Lyon, 61: 312. Type species: Rhacophorus depressiceps Boulenger, 1882, by original designation. Proposed as a subgenus of Mantidactylus. Treated as a genus and nominal subgenus by Glaw and Vences, 2006, Organisms Divers. Evol., 6: 245-246.

Pandanusicola Glaw and Vences, 1994, Fieldguide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 2: 400. Type species: Rhacophorus bicalcaratus Boettger, 1913, by original designation. Proposed as a subgenus of Mantidactylus. Treatment as a subgenus of Guibemantis by Glaw and Vences, 2006, Organisms Divers. Evol., 6: 246.

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Southeastern Madagascar.

Comment

Suggested by Glaw and Vences, 2006, Organisms Divers. Evol., 6: 236-253, and Kurabayashi, Sumida, Yonekawa, Glaw, Vences, and Hasegawa, 2008, Mol. Biol. Evol., 25: 874-891, to be the sister taxon of Blommersia. This was confirmed by Wollenberg, Vieites, Glaw, and Vences, 2011, BMC Evol. Biol., 11 (217) : 1-15, and Pyron and Wiens, 2011, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 61: 543-583.Lehtinen, Nussbaum, Richards, Cannatella, and Vences, 2007, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 44: 1121-1129, reported on molecular phylogenetics within Pandanusicola. Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 200-205, provided accounts of the species.

Contained taxa (14 sp.):

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