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).


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.

External links:

Please note: these links will take you to external websites not affiliated with the American Museum of Natural History. We are not responsible for their content.