Boophis rufioculis Glaw and Vences, 1997

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

Boophis rufioculis Glaw and Vences, 1997 "1996", Salamandra, 32: 228. Holotype: ZFMK 60079, by original designation. Type locality: "Regenwald bei An'Ala (zur Kolonialzeit Haltestella 'La forêt' der Eisenbahn), etwa 9 km östlich von Andasibe (= Perinet), östliches Zentral-Madagaskar, ca. 840 m uber NN".

Boophis (Boophis) rufioculisGlaw 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 part of the eastern rainforest belt from Mantadia south to Antoetra, central Madagascar, 900-1200 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Madagascar

Endemic: Madagascar


In the Boophis goudoti group according to the original publication. Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 160-161, provided an account and noted at least one unnamed similar species. See statement of geographic range, habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 624.

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