Mantidactylus argenteus Methuen, 1920

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Mantellidae > Subfamily: Mantellinae > Genus: Mantidactylus > Species: Mantidactylus argenteus

Mantidactylus argenteus Methuen, 1920 "1919", Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 1919: 353. Holotype: TMP 1009 by original designation (now numbered 10078 according to Blommers-Schlösser and Blanc, 1991, Faune de Madagascar, 75: 161). Guibé, 1978, Bonn. Zool. Monogr., 11: 31, regarded TMP 10078 and 10079, in error, as syntypes. Type locality: "Folohy, East Madagascar".

Mantidactylus (Mantidactylus) argenteusAhl, 1931, Das Tierreich, 55: 26.

Mantidactylus (Blommersia) argenteusDubois, 1992, Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Lyon, 61: 311.

Mantidactylus (Maitsomantis) argenteusGlaw and Vences, 2006, Organisms Divers. Evol., 6: 242. Glaw and Vences, 2006, Organisms Divers. Evol., Electron. Suppl., 11(1): 3.

English Names

Folohy Madagascar Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 101).

Distribution

Eastern Madagascar, Andringitra Mountains.

Comment

Prior to the revision of Glaw and Vences, 2006, Organisms Divers. Evol., 6: 242, in the Mantidactylus (Blommersia) argenteus group according to Dubois, 1992, Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Lyon, 61: 311. Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 248-249, provided an account.

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