Boophis jaegeri Glaw and Vences, 1992

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

Boophis jaegeri Glaw and Vences, 1992, Bonn. Zool. Beitr., 43: 48. Holotype: ZFMK 52569, by original designation. Type locality: "Umgebung von Andoany (= Hellville), Insel Nosy Be, NW-Madagaskar".

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

English Names

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


Nosy Bé and the Sahamalaza Peninsula, northwestern Madagascar, 0-200 m elevation.


In the Boophis luteus group according to the original publication. Possibly intermediate between the Boophis luteus and Boophis rappiodes groups, according to Andreone, 1993, Boll. Mus. Reg. Sci. Nat. Torino, 11: 289-313. Andreone, Glaw, Nussbaum, Raxworthy, Vences, and Randrianirina, 2003, J. Nat. Hist., London, 37: 2119-2149, discussed the occurrence of this species on Nosy Be. Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 170-171, 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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