Gephyromantis marokoroko Hutter, Andriampenomanana, Andrianasolo, Cobb, Razafindraibe, Abraham, and Lambert, 2021

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

Gephyromantis (Laurentomantis) marokoroko Hutter, Andriampenomanana, Andrianasolo, Cobb, Razafindraibe, Abraham, and Lambert, 2021, Zoosyst. Evol., Berlin, 97: 486. Holotype: KU 343230, by original designation. Type locality: "Vohidrazana Forest (18.976°S, 48.499°E; ca. 1150 m a.s.l.) in mid-altitude rainforest near Andasibe in Northern Central East Madagascar". http://zoobank.org/3A22A655-D3B9-4C69-BF6F-C8F1E9595D84 

English Names

The Rugose Forest Frog (original publication). 

Distribution

Known from several sites near Andasibe on the central rain-forest coast of Madagascar: Belakato in Andasibe-Mantadia National Park, Vohimana, Vohidrazana (type locality) and Tavalobe near Vohidrazana. 

Comment

Advertisement call, comparative external morphology, and molecular markers detailed in the original publication. Vences, Köhler, Crottini, Hofreiter, Hutter, Du Preez, Preick, Rakotoarison, Rancilhac, Raselimanana, Rosa, Scherz, and Glaw, 2022, Vert. Zool., Senckenberg, 72: 286–287, discussed systematics with the subgenus Laurentomantis.  

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