Gephyromantis salegy (Andreone, Aprea, Vences, and Odierna, 2003)

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

Mantidactylus (Phylacomantis) salegy Andreone, Aprea, Vences, and Odierna, 2003, Amphibia-Reptilia, 24: 289. Holotype: MRSN A2038, by original designation. Type locality: "Abolokopatrika forest at Campsite 3 (named Antsinjorana), 14° 32.6′ S, 49° 25.8′ E, 950-1,250 m, Andapa Fivondronana, Antsiranana Faritany (Province)", Madagascar.

Gephyromantis salegyVences and Glaw, 2006, in Vences et al. (eds.), Calls Frogs Madagascar: 19.

Gephyromantis (Duboimantis) salegyGlaw and Vences, 2006, Organisms Divers. Evol., 6: 244, by implication; Glaw and Vences, 2006, Organisms Divers. Evol., Electron. Suppl., 11(1): 2.

English Names

None noted.


Intact rainforest from Anjanaharibe-Sude south to the Masoala Peninsula in northeastern Madagascar, 500-1000 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Madagascar

Endemic: Madagascar


In the Mantidactylus (Phylacomantis) granulatus group according to the original publication. Transferred to Duboimantis by Glaw and Vences, 2006, Organisms Divers. Evol., 6: 244. Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 224-225, provided an account. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Mantidactylus salegy) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 432.

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