Gephyromantis oelkrugi 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 oelkrugi

Gephyromantis (Laurentomantis) oelkrugi Vences, Köhler, Crottini, Hofreiter, Hutter, Du Preez, Preick, Rakotoarison, Rancilhac, Raselimanana, Rosa, Scherz, and Glaw, 2022, Vert. Zool., Senckenberg, 72: 299. Holotype: ZSM 314/2010, by original designation. Type locality: "Ambodivoangy, near Makira Reserve (15.2899°S, 049.6203°E, ca. 100 m a.s.l.), Analanjirofo Region, northeastern Madagascar". http://zoobank.org/8795A6C9-37D1-439C-A396-0E7FDD8A02CF 

English Names

None noted. 

Distribution

Northeastern Madagascar in lowland rainforest where it is restricted to (1) Ambodivoangy close to the Makira Reserve, and the Masoala Peninsula where it has been found at various sites, including (2) Andasin’i Governera, (3) Andranobe, (4) Ambatoledama, (5) Amparihy, (6) Antanamahalana, (7) Ambohitsitondroina, and (8) near hotel “Eco-Lodge chez Arol”. 

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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