Anodonthyla boulengerii Müller, 1892

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Cophylinae > Genus: Anodonthyla > Species: Anodonthyla boulengerii

Anodonthyla boulengerii Müller, 1892, Verh. Naturforsch. Ges. Basel, 10: 198. Holotype: NHMB 1448 according to Forcart, 1946, Verh. Naturforsch. Ges. Basel, 57: 133. Type locality: "Madagascar".

English Names

Boulenger's Climbing Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 87).


Probably widespread at low elevations in the southern-central East of Madagascar.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Madagascar

Endemic: Madagascar


See Guibé, 1978, Bonn. Zool. Monogr., 11: 102, for account. Vences, Glaw, and Andreone, 2002, Herpetol. Rev., 33: 61, discussed the range in Madagascar and previous erroneous records from northern Madagascar in the sense of including Anodonthyla pollicaris as a synonym. Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 142-143, provided an account in the sense of including Anodonthyla pollicaris as a synonym. Vences, Glaw, Köhler, and Wollenberg, 2010, Contrib. Zool., Amsterdam, 79: 20-21, provided an account and noted an likely species, unnamed, which they referred to as Anodonthyla sp. aff. boulengeri 'Ranomafana' in the lower elevations of the Ranomafana forests,

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