Gephyromantis tandroka (Glaw and Vences, 2001)

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

Mantidactylus (Phylacomantis) tandroka Glaw and Vences, 2001, Spixiana, München, 24: 185. Holotype: MNHNP 1973.924, by original designation. Type locality: "Marojezy massif, 1300 m altitude", Madagascar.

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

Gephyromantis (Duboimantis) tandrokaGlaw 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 type locality (Marojezy Massif, Madagascar), 700-1400 m elevation; posibly from Tsaratanana.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Madagascar

Endemic: Madagascar


Most similar to Mantidactylus cornutus and Mantidactylus tschenki according to the original publication. 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 tandroka) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 433.

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