Boophis boehmei Glaw and Vences, 1992

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

Boophis boehmei Glaw and Vences, 1992, Fieldguide Amph. Rept. Madagascar: 273. Holotype: ZFMK 53642, by original designation. Type locality: "primary forest of Andasibe", Madagascar.

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

English Names

Böhme's Bright-eyed Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 110).


Eastern Madagascar, 400-1500 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Madagascar

Endemic: Madagascar


In the Boophis goudotii group, according to the original publication. Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 160-161, provided an account and noted at least one unnamed similar species. Randrianiaina, Navarro Antúnez, Canitz, Forth, Lemme, Rodríguez, Rinas, Thänert, Tröger, Westphal, Willim, Wollenberg, Strauss, and Vences, 2009, Herpetol. Notes, 2: 165-173, described larval differences between this species and an unnamed cryptic species (now named as Boophis quasiboehmei).

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