Mantidactylus noralottae Mercurio and Andreone, 2007

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Mantellidae > Subfamily: Mantellinae > Genus: Mantidactylus > Species: Mantidactylus noralottae

Mantidactylus (Brygoomantis) noralottae Mercurio and Andreone, 2007, Zootaxa, 1574: 38. Holotype: MRSN A5317, by original designation. Type locality: Ambovo, Parc National de l’Isalo, Fianarantsoa Faritany, Ranohira Fivondronana, 22°30.48′S, 45°21.15′E, 996 m a.s.l.", south-central Madagascar.

English Names

None noted.


Isalo Massif of south-central Madagascar, 640 to 996 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Madagascar

Endemic: Madagascar


Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 232–233, provided an account. Subgenus Brygoomantis, Mantidactylus betsileanus clade of Scherz, Crottini, Hutter, Hildenbrand, Andreone, Fulgence, Köhler, Ndriantsoa, Ohler, Preick, Rakotoarison, Rancilhac, Raselimanana, Riemann, Rödel, Rosa, Streicher, Vieites, Köhler, Hofreiter, Glaw, and Vences, 2022, Megataxa, 7: 113–311, who provided an account detailing (pp. 217–223) molecular and morphological diagnosis, natural history, advertisement call, adult morphology, and distribution. 

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