Anodonthyla montana Angel, 1925

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

Anodonthyla montana Angel, 1925, Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. Paris, 31: 62. Syntypes: MNHNP 1924.104-107, according to Guibé, 1950 "1948", Cat. Types Amph. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat.: 59. MNHNP 1924.107 designated lectotype by Glaw and Vences, 2005, Spixiana, München, 28: 188. Type locality: "Massif de l'Andringitra, où on les trouve à une altitude voisine de 2,600 mètres", Madagascar.

Anodontohyla montanaNoble and Parker, 1926, Am. Mus. Novit., 232: 18.

English Names

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


Bamboo forests at high elevations of the Anosy Mountains of southeastern Madagascar, 1900 m elevation.


Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 140-141, 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: 445.

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