Spinomantis microtis (Guibé, 1974)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Mantellidae > Subfamily: Mantellinae > Genus: Spinomantis > Species: Spinomantis microtis

Rhacophorus (Rhacophorus) microtisAhl, 1931, Das Tierreich, 55: 201.

Rhacophorus microtis Guibé, 1974, Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. Paris, Ser. 3, Zool., 171: 1177. Holotype: MNHNP 1973.1080, by original designation. Type locality: "Chaînes Anosyennes", Madagascar.

Boophis microtisGlaw and Vences, 1994, Fieldguide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 2: 118.

Mantidactylus microtisAndreone and Randriamahazo, 1997, Rev. Fr. Aquar. Herpetol., 24: 97. Andreone and Nussbaum, 2006, Zootaxa, 1105: 49.

Spinomantis microtisGlaw and Vences, 2006, Organisms Divers. Evol., 6: 248. Glaw and Vences, 2006, Organisms Divers. Evol., Electron. Suppl., 11(1): 2.

English Names

Guibe's Bright-eyed Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 111).


Southeastern montane Madagascar in the region of the imprecise type locality, 800-1400 m elevation.


See Andreone and Nussbaum, 2006, Zootaxa, 1105: 49-68, for account and comparison with Mantidactylus microtympanum. See account by Andreone and Nussbaum, 2006, Zootaxa, 1105: 49-68. Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 208-209, provided an account. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 431.

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