Gephyromantis pedronoi Vences, Köhler, Andreone, Craul, Crottini, Du Preez, Preick, Rancilhac, Rödel, Scherz, Streicher, Hofreiter, and Glaw, 2021

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

Gephyromantis pedronoi Vences, Köhler, Andreone, Craul, Crottini, Du Preez, Preick, Rancilhac, Rödel, Scherz, Streicher, Hofreiter, and Glaw, 2021, Spixiana, München, 44: 185.  Holotype: ZSM 1798/2008, by original designation. Type locality: "from a site called Mariavaratra in Ranomafana National Park, southeastern Madagascar, . . . . Geographical coordinates of the precise collecting site are not available, but Mariavaratra is located approximately at 21.261° S, 47.419° E.". 

English Names

None noted. 

Distribution

Ranomafana (southern Central East) to Andohahela (South East), Madagascar, from near sea level to 1050 m elevation. 

Comment

Comparative morphology, external morphology, advertisement call, and molecular markers detailed in the original publication, where the species, formerly confused with Gephyromantis plicifer, was delimited. 

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