Boophis obscurus (Boettger, 1913)

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

Rhacophorus obscurus Boettger, 1913, in Voeltzkow (ed.), Reise Ost-Afr., 3(4): 275. Syntypes: SMF (4 specimens); SMF 6763 designated lectotype by Mertens, 1967, Senckenb. Biol., 48(A): 49. Type locality: "Fianarantsoa SC. Madagascar". 

Rhacophorus (Rhacophorus) obscurusAhl, 1931, Das Tierreich, 55: 187.

Boophis obscurusGlaw, Köhler, De la Riva, Vieites, and Vences, 2010, Zootaxa, 2383: 31.

English Names

None noted.


Vohiparara region, in or near Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Madagascar

Endemic: Madagascar


Redescribed and removed from the synonymy of Boophis goudoti by Glaw, Köhler, De la Riva, Vieites, and Vences, 2010, Zootaxa, 2383: 31, where it had been placed by Guibé, 1978, Bonn. Zool. Monogr., 11: 72; and Blommers-Schlösser, 1979, Bijdr. Dierkd., 49: 285.

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