Gephyromantis tschenki (Glaw and Vences, 2001)

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

Mantidactylus (Phylacomantis) tschenki Glaw and Vences, 2001, Spixiana, München, 24: 181. Holotype: ZSM 936/2000, by original designation. Type locality: "along the road between Ambatolahy and Ranomafana, south-eastern Madagascar".

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

Gephyromantis (Duboimantis) tschenkiGlaw 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 localit (southeastern Madagascar).

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Madagascar

Endemic: Madagascar


Most similar to Mantidactylus cornutus according to the original publication. Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 224-225, provided an account. Randrianiaina, Wollenberg, Hiobiarilanto, Strauss, Glos, and Vences, 2011, J. Nat. Hist., London, 45: 2871–2900, described larval morphology.

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