Guibemantis timidus (Vences and Glaw, 2005)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Mantellidae > Subfamily: Mantellinae > Genus: Guibemantis > Species: Guibemantis timidus

Mantidactylus (Guibemantis) timidus Vences and Glaw, 2005, Herpetol. J., 15: 40. Holotype: ZMA 19466, by original designation. Type locality: "less than 10 km north of Toamasina, eastern Madagascar (18° 03′ 51″ S, 49° 22′ 39″ E, 8 m above sea level)".

Guibemantis (Guibemantis) timidusVences and Glaw, 2006, in Vences et al. (eds.), Calls Frogs Madagascar: 16. Glaw and Vences, 2006, Organisms Divers. Evol., 6: 246; by implication; Glaw and Vences, 2006, Organisms Divers. Evol., Electron. Suppl., 11(1): 2.

English Names

None noted.


Eastern Madagascar and Nosy Boraha.


Confused with Mantidactylus tornieri prior to its description, according to the original publication. Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 200-201, provided an account.

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