Cophyla milloti (Guibé, 1950)

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

Platypelis milloti Guibé, 1950, Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. Paris, Ser. 2, 22: 214. Syntypes: MNHNP 1953.22, by original designation. Type locality: "Lokoubé (Nossi-Bé)", Madagascar.

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

English Names

Nosy Be Giant Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 92).

Distribution

Nosy Bé and and a small area in northwestern Madagascar, from Tsaratanana to Manongarivo, 0-600 m elevation.

Comment

Andreone, Glaw, Nussbaum, Raxworthy, Vences, and Randrianirina, 2003, J. Nat. Hist., London, 37: 2119-2149, discussed the occurrence of this species on Nosy Be. Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 136-137, provided an account. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 456.

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