Boophis erythrodactylus (Guibé, 1953)

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

Hyperolius erythrodactylus Guibé, 1953, Nat. Malgache, 5: 102. Syntypes: MNHNP 1953.171 (4 specimens), by original designation; MNHNP 1994.1469 (originally 1953.171A) designated lectotype by Vences and Glaw, 2002, Tropical Zool., 15: 153. Type locality: "forêt de Mahajeby, près de Morafenobe, Ouest de Madagascar".

Boophis erythrodactylusBlommers-Schlösser, 1978, Genetica, 48: 23-40. Blommers-Schlösser, 1979, Bijdr. Dierkd., 49: 261; Glaw and Vences, 1992, Fieldguide Amph. Rept. Madagascar: 277.

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

English Names

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


Known only from Mahajeby and Mandraka, Madagascar.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Madagascar

Endemic: Madagascar


In the Boophis rappiodes group, according to Blommers-Schlösser, 1979, Bijdr. Dierkd., 49: 263. See account by Vences and Glaw, 2002, Tropical Zool., 15: 153-155. Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 176-177, provided an account.

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