Mantidactylus guttulatus (Boulenger, 1881)

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

Rana guttulata Boulenger, 1881, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 5, 7: 360. Syntypes: BMNH 1947.2.25.48-52 (formerly 1880.7.15.10-12, 1881.3.29.15-16 according to Guibé, 1978, Bonn. Zool. Monogr., 11: 18); BMNH 1947.2.25.51 designated lectotype by Blommers-Schlösser and Blanc, 1991, Faune de Madagascar, 75: 256. Type locality: "Betsileo", Madagascar ; corrected to "S.E. Betsileo", Madagascar, by Boulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 21.

Mantidactylus guttulatusBoulenger, 1895, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 6, 15: 450.

Rana pigra Mocquard, 1900, Bull. Soc. Philomath., Paris, Ser. 9, 2: 109, also also Mocquard, 1900, Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. Paris, 6: 347. Holotype: MNHNP 1899.410, according to Guibé, 1950 "1948", Cat. Types Amph. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat.: 50. Type locality: "forêt d'Ikongo", Madagascar. Synonymy (with Mantidactylus grandidieri) by Blommers-Schlösser, 1979, Beaufortia, 29: 7. Synonymy (with Rana guttulata) by Boulenger, 1918, Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 1918: 258, and Blommers-Schlösser and Blanc, 1991, Faune de Madagascar, 75: 256.

Mantidactylus pigerMocquard, 1901, Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. Paris, 7: 255.

Mantidactylus (Mantidactylus) guttulatusAhl, 1931, Das Tierreich, 55: 12; Dubois, 1992, Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Lyon, 61: 313; Glaw and Vences, 2006, Organisms Divers. Evol., Electron. Suppl., 11(1): 3.

English Names

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

Distribution

Northeastern Madagascar.

Comment

Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 230-231, provided an account. Schulze, Randrianiaina, Perl, Glaw, and Vences, 2016, Acta Herpetol., Firenze, 11: 119–125, reported on larval morphology. 

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