Gephyromantis fiharimpe Vences, Köhler, Crottini, Hofreiter, Hutter, Du Preez, Preick, Rakotoarison, Rancilhac, Raselimanana, Rosa, Scherz, and Glaw, 2022

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

Gephyromantis (Laurentomantis) fiharimpe Vences, Köhler, Crottini, Hofreiter, Hutter, Du Preez, Preick, Rakotoarison, Rancilhac, Raselimanana, Rosa, Scherz, and Glaw, 2022, Vert. Zool., Senckenberg, 72: 296. Holotype: ZSM 164/2016, by original designation. Type locality: "Mandraka (18.9122°S, 047.9144°E, 1235 m a.s.l.), Analamanga Region, Northern Central East of Madagascar". http://zoobank.org/E8DB6DB0-A807-4F39-9589-81FBFC23E33E 

English Names

None noted. 

Distribution

Central-eastern to southeastern Madagascar from Ambohitantely in east–central Madagascar, east through Anjozorobe and Mandraka to Vohidrazana, Maromizaha, Ambatovy, and Andasibe, south to Ranomafana and Vevembe, 580 to 1500 m elevation. 

Comment

Previously confused with Gephyromantis malagasius, according to the original publication, where molecular markers, comparative morphology, distribution, and advertisement call were detailed. 

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