Guibemantis tornieri (Ahl, 1928)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Mantellidae > Subfamily: Mantellinae > Genus: Guibemantis > Species: Guibemantis tornieri

Rhacophorus tornieri Ahl, 1928, Zool. Anz., 75: 316. Holotype: ZMB unnumbered in original publication; ZMB 30533 according to Guibé, 1978, Bonn. Zool. Monogr., 11: 23. Type locality: "Ankoraka, Sahambendrana (Zentral-Madagascar)".

Rhacophorus (Rhacophorus) tornieriAhl, 1931, Das Tierreich, 55: 199.

Boophis tornieriGuibé, 1947, Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. Paris, Ser. 2, 19: 439.

Mantidactylus tornieriBlommers-Schlösser, 1978, Genetica, 48: 30. Blommers-Schlösser, 1979, Beaufortia, 29: 35, 40, who also provided an account.

Mantidactylus (Guibemantis) tornieriDubois, 1992, Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Lyon, 61: 312.

Guibemantis (Guibemantis) tornieriVences and Glaw, 2006, in Vences et al. (eds.), Calls Frogs Madagascar: 16. Glaw and Vences, 2006, Organisms Divers. Evol., 6: 246; by implication; Glaw and Vences, 2006, Organisms Divers. Evol., Electron. Suppl., 11(1): 2.

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Eas-central and outheastern Madagascar.

Comment

Blommers-Schlösser, 1979, Beaufortia, 29: 35, 40, removed this species from the synonymy of Mantidactylus depressiceps, where it had been placed by Guibé, 1975 "1974", Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. Paris, Ser. 3, Zool., 266: 1761. Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 200-201, provided an account.

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