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

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

Boophis vittatus Glaw, Vences, Andreone, and Vallan, 2001, Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 133: 522. Holotype: ZSM 586-1999, by original designation. Type locality: "Reserve Naturelle Integrale Marojezy, Camp 3 (14° 26′ S/c. 49° 46′ E, about 700 m above sea level), northeastern Madagascar".

Boophis (Boophis) vittatusGlaw 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.


Known only from the type locality in the Reserve Naturelle Integrale Marojezy, northeastern Madagascar.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Madagascar

Endemic: Madagascar


In the Boophis majori group according to the original publication. Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 158-159, provided an account. Randrianiaina, Strauss, Glos, and Vences, 2012, ZooKeys, 178: 59-124, reported on larval morphology.

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