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Sooglossus Boulenger, 1906
Sooglossus Boulenger, 1906, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 7, 17: 321. Type species: Arthroleptis sechellensis Boettger, 1896, by original designation.
Nesomantis Boulenger, 1909, Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Ser. 2, 12: 293. Type species: Nesomantis thomasseti Boulenger, 1909, by monotypy. Synonymy by Frost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 297: 192.
Thomasset's Frogs (Nesomantis [no longer recognized]: Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 114).
Mahé and Silhouette Islands, Seychelles, Indian Ocean.
Nussbaum, Jaslow, and Watson, 1982, J. Herpetol., 16: 198-203, and Green, Nussbaum, and Yang, 1988, Herpetologica, 44: 113-119, discussed phylogeny within this taxon and implied that Sooglossus is paraphyletic with respect to Nesomantis. Frost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 297: 192, placed Nesomantis into the synonymy of Sooglossus to render a monophyletic Sooglossus, although Sooglossus was subsequently partitioned into Sechellophryne (including Nesomantis) and Sooglossus by Nussbaum and Wu, 2007, Zool. Stud., Taipei, 46: 322-335.
Contained taxa (2 sp.):
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