Boophis haematopus Glaw, Vences, Andreone, and Vallan, 2001

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

Boophis haematopus Glaw, Vences, Andreone, and Vallan, 2001, Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 133: 515. Holotype: ZSM 583/1999, by original designation. Type locality: "Nahampoana (24° 58′ S; 46° 58′), southeastern Madagascar".

Boophis (Boophis) haematopusGlaw 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 three localities in southeastern Madagascar (Nahmpaoana, Andohahela. and Marovony; latitudinal range 24° 47′ -25° 00′ S, altitudinal range 200-400 m), Madagascar.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Madagascar

Endemic: Madagascar


In the Boophis majori group according to the original publication. Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 156-157, provided an account. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 426.

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