Gephyromantis cornutus (Glaw and Vences, 1992)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Mantellidae > Subfamily: Mantellinae > Genus: Gephyromantis > Species: Gephyromantis cornutus

Mantidactylus cornutus Glaw and Vences, 1992, Fieldguide Amph. Rept. Madagascar: 272. Holotype: ZFMK 53691, by original designation. Type locality: "Andasibe", Madagascar.

Mantidactylus (Phylacomantis) cornutusGlaw and Vences, 1994, Fieldguide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 2: 401.

Gephyromantis cornutusVences and Glaw, 2006, in Vences et al. (eds.), Calls Frogs Madagascar: 18.

Gephyromantis (Duboimantis) cornutusGlaw and Vences, 2006, Organisms Divers. Evol., 6: 244, by implication; Glaw and Vences, 2006, Organisms Divers. Evol., Electron. Suppl., 11(1): 2.

English Names

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


Eastern slopes of the mountains of Madagascar.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Madagascar

Endemic: Madagascar


See Glaw and Vences, 2001, Spixiana, München, 24: 177-190, for further discussion of taxonomic distinction from Mantidactylis redimitus and notes on distribution. Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 226-227, provided an account.

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