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

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

Boophis picturatus Glaw, Vences, Andreone, and Vallan, 2001, Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 133: 518. Holotype: ZSM 584-1999, by original designation. Type locality: "An'Ala (18° 56′ S/48° 28′ E, about 840 m above sea level), central eastern Madagascar".

Boophis (Boophis) picturatusGlaw 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.


Central eastern Madagascar.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Madagascar

Endemic: Madagascar


In the Boophis majori group according to the original publication. Altig and McDiarmid, 2006, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 119: 418–425, described larval morphology. Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 158–159, provided an account. Grosjean, Randrianiaina, Strauss, and Vences, 2011, Salamandra, 47: 63–76, reported on larval morphology.

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