Boophis elenae Andreone, 1993

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

Boophis elenae Andreone, 1993, Boll. Mus. Reg. Sci. Nat. Torino, 11: 292. Holotype: MRSN A69, by original designation. Type locality: "the forest near the Vohiparara village, Ranomafana National Park", Madagascar.

Boophis (Boophis) elenaeGlaw 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.


East-central Madagascar in rainforest, 900-1000 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Madagascar

Endemic: Madagascar


In the Boophis luteus group, according to the original publication. Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 168-169, provided an account and noted an unnamed similar species. Andreone, Vences, Glaw, and Randrianirina, 2007, Tropical Zool., 20: 19-39, reported the species from the high plateau of central Madagascar.

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