Boophis sibilans Glaw and Thiesmeier, 1993

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

Boophis albipunctatus sibilans Glaw and Thiesmeier, 1993, Salamandra, 28: 264. Holotype: ZFMK 53618, by original designation. Type locality: "Andasibe (= Perinet)", Madagascar.

Boophis sibilansGlaw and Vences, 1994, Fieldguide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 2: 95.

Boophis (Boophis) sibilansGlaw 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.


East-central to northeastern forests of Madagascar.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Madagascar

Endemic: Madagascar


In the Boophis luteus group according to the original publication. In the Boophis albipunctatus group of Glaw and Vences, 2006, Organisms Divers. Evol., 6: 242. Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 172-173, provided an account and noted an unnamed similar species in east-central to southeastern Madagascar. Randrianiaina, Strauss, Glos, and Vences, 2012, ZooKeys, 178: 59-124, reported on larval morphology.

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