Gephyromantis striatus (Vences, Glaw, Andreone, Jesu, and Schimmenti, 2002)

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

Mantidactylus (Laurentomantis) striatus Vences, Glaw, Andreone, Jesu, and Schimmenti, 2002, Contrib. Zool., Amsterdam, 70: 203. Holotype: ZSM 938.2000, by original designation. Type locality: "Marojejy Massif, Campsite 1 (ca. 300 m altitude)", Madagascar.

Gephyromantis (Laurentomantis) striatusVences and Glaw, 2006, in Vences et al. (eds.), Calls Frogs Madagascar: 22; Glaw and Vences, 2006, Organisms Divers. Evol., 6: 244; by implication; Glaw and Vences, 2006, Organisms Divers. Evol., Electron. Suppl., 11(1): 3.

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the Marojejy Massif, Tsararano, Masoala, and Ilampy, 300–800 m, northeastern Madagascar.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Madagascar

Endemic: Madagascar


 Vences, Glaw, Andreone, Jesu, and Schimmenti, 2002, Contrib. Zool., Amsterdam, 70: , described the advertisement call and provided morphometrics. Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 216-217, provided an account. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Mantidactylus striatus) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 433. Vences, Köhler, Crottini, Hofreiter, Hutter, Du Preez, Preick, Rakotoarison, Rancilhac, Raselimanana, Rosa, Scherz, and Glaw, 2022, Vert. Zool., Senckenberg, 72: 286, discussed systematics, molecular markers, advertisement call, comparative morphology, and range. 

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