Gephyromantis schilfi (Glaw and Vences, 2000)

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

Mantidactylus schilfi Glaw and Vences, 2000, Spixiana, München, 23: 75. Holotype: ZFMK 59885, by original designation. Type locality: "'Réserve Naturelle Intégrale Marojezy', Camp 4 (ca. 1250 m above sea level), northeastern Madagascar".

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

Gephyromantis (Duboimantis) schilfiGlaw 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.


Known only from the Parc National de Marojejy, ca. 1250 m elevation, in northeastern Madagascar.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Madagascar

Endemic: Madagascar


Annectent between the subgenera Gephyromantis and Phylacomantis according to the original publication. Subsequently placed in subgenus Duboimantis by Glaw and Vences, 2006, Organisms Divers. Evol., 6: 236-253. 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 schilfi) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 432.

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