Gephyromantis runewsweeki Vences and De la Riva, 2007

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

Gephyromantis runewsweeki Vences and De la Riva, 2007, Spixiana, München, 30: 136. Holotype: ZSM 49/2005, by original designation. Type locality: "the top of Maharira mountain, Ranomafana National Park, south-eastern Madagascar (21° 20.053′ S, 47° 24.787′ E), ca. 1350 m above sea level."

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the type locality (Maharira Mountain, Ranomafana National Park, southeastern Madagascar).

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Madagascar

Endemic: Madagascar


In the Gephyromantis boulengeri group according to the original publication. Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 212-213, provided an account. Miralles, Köhler, Glaw, Wollenberg Valero, Crottini, Rosa, Du Preez, Gehring, Vieites, Ratsoavina, and Vences, 2023, Salamandra, 59: 1–41, placed this in their Gephyromantis blanci complex and discussed its relationships and calls. 

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