Plethodontohyla inguinalis Boulenger, 1882

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Cophylinae > Genus: Plethodontohyla > Species: Plethodontohyla inguinalis

Plethodontohyla inguinalis Boulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 473. Holotype: BMNH, by original designation, this being BMNH 1882.3.16.30 according to Parker, 1934, Monogr. Frogs Fam. Microhylidae: 35, now renumbered to 1947.2.10.34 according to museum records. Type locality: "East Betsileo", Madagascar.

Mantipus hildebrandti Peters, 1883, Sitzungsber. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. Berlin, 1883: 166. Holotype: ZMB 10440, according to Parker, 1934, Monogr. Frogs Fam. Microhylidae: 35; and Bauer, Günther, and Robeck, 1996, Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berlin, 72: 265; reported as lost by Glaw and Vences, 1992, Fieldguide Amph. Rept. Madagascar: 278. Type locality: "aus dem Innern Madagascars". Synonymy by Guibé, 1978, Bonn. Zool. Monogr., 11: 97; Blommers-Schlösser and Blanc, 1991, Faune de Madagascar, 75: 57; Glaw and Vences, 1992, Fieldguide Amph. Rept. Madagascar: 278.

Mantipus inguinalisNoble and Parker, 1926, Am. Mus. Novit., 232: 10. Parker, 1934, Monogr. Frogs Fam. Microhylidae: 34.

Plethodontohyla inguinalisBlommers-Schlösser and Blanc, 1991, Faune de Madagascar, 75: 57.

English Names

Boulenger's Digging Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 92).

Distribution

Eastern and northeastern Madagascar.

Comment

See Guibé, 1978, Bonn. Zool. Monogr., 11: 97. See brief account by Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 124-125.

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