Gephyromantis portonae 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 portonae

Gephyromantis (Laurentomantis) portonae Vences, Köhler, Crottini, Hofreiter, Hutter, Du Preez, Preick, Rakotoarison, Rancilhac, Raselimanana, Rosa, Scherz, and Glaw, 2022, Vert. Zool., Senckenberg, 72: 302. Holotype: ZSM 115/2021, by original designation. Type locality: "Sahaïndrana campsite (17.8971°S, 049.1991°E, ca. 239 m a.s.l.), Betampona Strict Nature Reserve, Antsinanana Region, eastern Madagascar". http://zoobank.org/BEDD6FC6-6F8C-4AE7-9F73-E41DF76D4DA6

English Names

None noted. 

Distribution

Restricted to  lowland rainforest in the vicinity of Sahafina and Betampona, on the central east coast of Madagascar, ca. 200 to 500 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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