Anodonthyla rouxae Guibé, 1973

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

Anodonthyla rouxae Guibé, 1973, Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. Paris, Ser. 3, Zool., 171: 1185. Holotype: MNHNP 1973.666, by original designation. Type locality: "Chaînes Anosyennes, bambous", Madagascar.

English Names

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


Known from the type locality in the Anosy Mountains, and from Andohahela National Park at high elevations, Madagascar.


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. Vences, Glaw, Köhler, and Wollenberg, 2010, Contrib. Zool., Amsterdam, 79: 32, provided new localities other than the type locality.

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