Blommersia sarotra (Glaw and Vences, 2002)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Mantellidae > Subfamily: Mantellinae > Genus: Blommersia > Species: Blommersia sarotra

Mantidactylus (Blommersia) sarotra Glaw and Vences, 2002, Herpetol. J., 12: 14. Holotype: ZSM 351/2000, by original designation. Type locality: "Mandraka (18° 54′ 44″ S, 47° 54′ 52″ E, 1425 m altitude), central eastern Madagascar".

Blommersia sarotraVences and Glaw, 2006, in Vences et al. (eds.), Calls Frogs Madagascar: 15. Glaw and Vences, 2006, Organisms Divers. Evol., 6: 242; by implication; Glaw and Vences, 2006, Organisms Divers. Evol., Electron. Suppl., 11(1): 2.

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the region of the type locality (Mandraka, central-eastern Madagascar).

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Madagascar

Endemic: Madagascar


In the Mantidactylus (Blommersia) domerguei group according to the original publication. Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 184-185, provided an account and noted a similar unnamed species in Ranomafana National Park.

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