Mantella manery Vences, Glaw, and Böhme, 1999

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Mantellidae > Subfamily: Mantellinae > Genus: Mantella > Species: Mantella manery

Mantella manery Vences, Glaw, and Böhme, 1999, Alytes, 17: 15. Holotype: ZIAU (Zoological Institute of Antananarivo University) unnumbered, by original designation. Noted as UADBA (Université d'Antananarivo, Département de Biologie Animale, Antananarivo, Madagascar) 7273, by Vences, Woodhead, Bora, and Glaw, 2004, Alytes, 22: 15. Type locality: "Réserve Naturelle Intégrale Marojezy, near Camp 1, ca. 300 m altitude", Madagascar.

English Names

Marojezy Mountain Mantella (Staniszewski, 2001, Mantellas: 194).

Marojezy Mantella (Staniszewski, 2001, Mantellas: 194).


Known from the Marojezy Massif and to the south near Darain, northeastern Madagascar.


In the Mantella betsileo group according to the original publication and Glaw and Vences, 2006, Organisms Divers. Evol., Electron. Suppl., 11(1): 2. Staniszewski, 2001, Mantellas: 194–195, provided an account. Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 192-193, provided an account. Edmonds, 2009, Herpetol. Notes, 2: 53–57, provided a record from near Daraina in northeastern Madagascar, and suggested that hybridization was evident in this population with Mantella ebenaui.

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