Boophis andohahela Andreone, Nincheri, and Piazza, 1995

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Mantellidae > Subfamily: Boophinae > Genus: Boophis > Species: Boophis andohahela

Boophis andohahela Andreone, Nincheri, and Piazza, 1995 "1994", Rev. Fr. Aquar. Herpetol., 21: 121. Holotype: MRSN A623, by original designation. Type locality: "Col de Tanatana (altitude ca 400 m), entre les villages d'Isaka Ivondro et d'Eminiminy, ca 35 km nord-nord-ouest de la ville de Tolagnaro (Fort Dauphin), Province de Toliara (Tuléar)", Madagascar.

Boophis (Boophis) andohahelaGlaw and Vences, 2006, Organisms Divers. Evol., 6: 242, by implication; Glaw and Vences, 2006, Organisms Divers. Evol., Electron. Suppl., 11(1): 1.

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the type locality in the Province of Tulear, extreme southeastern Madagascar.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Madagascar

Endemic: Madagascar


Allied with the Boophis luteus and Boophis rappiodes groups, according to the original publication. Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 170-171, provided an account and treated this species as a member of the Boophis luteus group. Randrianiaina, Strauss, Glos, and Vences, 2012, ZooKeys, 178: 59-124, reported on larval morphology.

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