Heterixalus luteostriatus (Andersson, 1910)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hyperoliidae > Subfamily: Hyperoliinae > Genus: Heterixalus > Species: Heterixalus luteostriatus

Megalixalus boettgeri var. luteostriata Andersson, 1910, Ark. Zool., 7(7): 13. Syntypes: NHRM 30227 (5 specimens); the sole adult designated lectotype by Glaw and Vences, 1993, Salamandra, 29: 212-230. Type locality: "Andranolava", Madagascar.

Heterixalus boettgeri luteostriatusLaurent, 1950, Explor. Parc Natl. Albert, Miss. G.F. de Witte (1933–1935), 64: 14, by implication.

Heterixalus luteostriatusAndreone, Piazza, and Vallan, 1994, Boll. Mus. Reg. Sci. Nat. Torino, 12: 391-400.

English Names

None noted.


Swmaps of western and northwestern Madagascar.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Madagascar

Endemic: Madagascar


Removed from the synonymy of Heterixalus betsileo by Andreone, Piazza, and Vallan, 1994, Boll. Mus. Reg. Sci. Nat. Torino, 12: 391-400, where it had been placed by Guibé, 1978, Bonn. Zool. Monogr., 11: 87. Andreone, Vences, and Randrianirina, 2000, Herpetol. Rev., 31: 250, discussed the range. Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 102, provided an account. Larval morphology described by Griep and Glos, 2020, Zootaxa, 4767: 332–344. 

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