Gephyromantis eiselti Guibé, 1975

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

Gephyromantis eiselti Guibé, 1975, Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. Paris, Ser. 3, Zool., 323: 1083. Holotype: MNHNP 1975.2, by original designation. Type locality: Forêt de Perinet, Madagascar.

Mantidactylus eiseltiBlommers-Schlösser, 1979, Beaufortia, 29: 29. Glaw and Vences, 1992, Fieldguide Amph. Rept. Madagascar: 276.

Mantidactylus (Gephyromantis) eiseltiDubois, 1992, Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Lyon, 61: 312.

Gephyromantis (Gephyromantis) eiseltiVences and Glaw, 2006, in Vences et al. (eds.), Calls Frogs Madagascar: 21. Glaw and Vences, 2006, Organisms Divers. Evol., 6: 244; by implication; Glaw and Vences, 2006, Organisms Divers. Evol., Electron. Suppl., 11(1): 3.

English Names

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


Eastern forest of Madagascar.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Madagascar

Endemic: Madagascar


Prior to the revision of Glaw and Vences, 2006, Organisms Divers. Evol., 6: 236–253, in the Mantidactylus (Gephyromantis) redimitus group of Dubois, 1992, Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Lyon, 61: 312. Blommers-Schlösser and Blanc, 1991, Faune de Madagascar, 75: 204, noted that the paratypes of Gephyromantis eiselti Guibé are referable to Mantidactylus blommersae. Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 212–213, provided an account.

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