Gephyromantis enki (Glaw and Vences, 2002)

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

Mantidactylus (Gephyromantis) enki Glaw and Vences, 2002, Amphibia-Reptilia, 23: 294. Holotype: ZFMK 62293, by original designation. Type locality: "Ambatolahy (between Vohiparara and Ranomafana), south-eastern Madagascar, 21° 15′ S/47° 24′ E, at ca. 800 m above sea level".

Gephyromantis (Gephyromantis) enkiVences and Glaw, 2006, in Vences et al. (eds.), Calls Frogs Madagascar: 21. Glaw and Vences, 2006, Organisms Divers. Evol., Electron. Suppl., 11(1): 3.

English Names

None noted.


Ranomafana region, Madagascar.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Madagascar

Endemic: Madagascar


In the Mantidactylus (Gephyromantis) boulengeri group, most similar to Mantidactylus eiselti and Mantidactylus thelenae, according to the original publication. Subsequently placed in Gephyromantis (Gephyromants) by Vences and Glaw, 2006, in Vences et al. (eds.), Calls Frogs Madagascar: 21. Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 212-213, provided an account. Miralles, Köhler, Glaw, Wollenberg Valero, Crottini, Rosa, Du Preez, Gehring, Vieites, Ratsoavina, and Vences, 2023, Salamandra, 59: 1–41, placed this in their Gephyromantis blanci complex and discussed its relationships and calls and provided a dot map.

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