Boophis viridis Blommers-Schlösser, 1979

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

Boophis viridis Blommers-Schlösser, 1979, Bijdr. Dierkd., 49: 272. Holotype: ZMA 7100A, by original designation. Type locality: "near Perinet [= Andasibe] (highroad R. N. 2 at km 142), alt. 900 m.", Madagascar.

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

English Names

Green Bright-eyed Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 111).


Vicinities of Andasibe, Ranomafana, and Ikongo and the Andringitra massif at 700-720 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Madagascar

Endemic: Madagascar


In the Boophis rappiodes group, according to the original publication. See accounts by Vences and Glaw, 2002, Tropical Zool., 15: 143-146, and Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 176-177.

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