Scaphiophryne brevis (Boulenger, 1896)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Scaphiophryninae > Genus: Scaphiophryne > Species: Scaphiophryne brevis

Calophrynus brevis Boulenger, 1896, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 6, 17: 403. Holotype: BMNH 1947.2.7.42, according to Blommers-Schlösser and Blanc, 1991, Faune de Madagascar, 75: 31. Type locality: "S.W. Madagascar".

Pseudohemisus brevisNoble and Parker, 1926, Am. Mus. Novit., 232: 19.

Scaphiophryne brevisBlommers-Schlösser and Blanc, 1991, Faune de Madagascar, 75: 30.

Scaphiophryne (Pseudohemisus) brevisGrosjean, Glos, Teschke, Glaw, and Vences, 2007, Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 151: 572.

English Names

Brown Rain Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 114).

Distribution

Lowlands of southern and southwestern Madagascar.

Comment

Removed from synonymy of Scaphiophryne calcarata by Blommers-Schlösser and Blanc, 1991, Faune de Madagascar, 75: 30, where it had been placed by Guibé, 1978, Bonn. Zool. Monogr., 11: 107. See brief account by Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 110.

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