Boehmantis microtympanum (Angel, 1935)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Mantellidae > Subfamily: Mantellinae > Genus: Boehmantis > Species: Boehmantis microtympanum

Mantidactylus microtympanum Angel, 1935, Bull. Soc. Zool. France, 60: 202. Syntypes: MNHNP 1935.170-171, according to the original publication and Guibé, 1978, Bonn. Zool. Monogr., 11: 20. Type locality: "d'Isaka-Ivondro, alt. 700 m ; région de Fort-Dauphin", Madagascar.

Mantidactylus (Mantidactylus) microtympanumDubois, 1992, Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Lyon, 61: 313.

Boehmantis microtympanumGlaw and Vences, 2006, Organisms Divers. Evol., 6: 242.

English Names

Angel's Madagascar Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 101).


Extreme southeastern Madagascar from Nodongy-Sud to Andohahela, 50-1000 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Madagascar

Endemic: Madagascar


See comment under Mantidactylus microtis. See accounts by Andreone and Nussbaum, 2006, Zootaxa, 1105: 49-68, and Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 228-229. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Mantidactylus microtympanum) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 431.

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