Aglyptodactylus laticeps Glaw, Vences, and Böhme, 1998

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Mantellidae > Subfamily: Laliostominae > Genus: Aglyptodactylus > Species: Aglyptodactylus laticeps

Aglyptodactylus laticeps Glaw, Vences, and Böhme, 1998, Z. Zool. Syst. Evolutionsforsch., 36: 18. Holotype: ZFMK 59972. Holotype: "Kirindy Forest (20° 03′ S, 44° 39′ E; at less than 100 m above sea level), western Madagascar".

English Names

None noted.


Lkely occurs at various localities of dry western Madagascar, but so far has only been reliably recorded from Kirindy and Tsingy de Bemaraha, western Madagascar. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Madagascar

Endemic: Madagascar


Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 180-181, provided an account. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 425. See account by Köhler, Glaw, Pabijan, and Vences, 2015, Zootaxa, 4006: 415–416, revised the genus and provided accounts for the species. 

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