Mantidactylus schulzi Vences, Hildenbrand, Warmuth, Andreone, and Glaw, 2018

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

Mantidactylus (Brygoomantis) schulzi Vences, Hildenbrand, Warmuth, Andreone, and Glaw, 2018, Zootaxa, 4486: 579. Holotype: ZSM 653/2001, by original designation. Type locality: "Tsaratanana Massif, Manarikoba Forest, Andampy, "Camp 0" (14°02’32’’S, 48°45’42’’E, ca. 730 m above sea level), former Antsiranana province, northern Madagascar". Zoobank publication registration: B3451229-F9F1-4C2A-B633-BC63DA79A727

English Names

None noted. 


Sambirano Region in northern Madagascar; known from Tsaratanàna (Manarikoba, type locality) and Manongarivo, elevation range: 688–730 m. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Madagascar

Endemic: Madagascar


Subgenus Brygoomantis, Mantidactylus ulcerosus 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. 206–210) molecular and morphological diagnosis, natural history, advertisement call, adult morphology, and distribution. 

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