Cophyla cowanii (Boulenger, 1882)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Cophylinae > Genus: Cophyla > Species: Cophyla cowanii

Platypelis cowanii Boulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 474. Holotype: BMNH, by original designation, this being BMNH 82.3.16.40, according to Parker, 1934, Monogr. Frogs Fam. Microhylidae: 40), renumbered as BMNH 1947.2.10.37 according to Blommers-Schlösser and Blanc, 1991, Faune de Madagascar, 75: 84. Type locality: "East Betsileo", Madagascar.

Cophyla cowanii — Peloso, Frost, Richards, Rodrigues, Donnellan, Matsui, Raxworthy, Biju, Lemmon, Lemmon, and Wheeler, 2016, Cladistics, 32: 140. 

English Names

Betsileo Giant Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 91).

Distribution

East Betsileo and Voloina in eastern Madagascar.

Comment

Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 134-135, provided an account.

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