Cophyla tetra (Andreone, Fenolio, and Walvoord, 2003)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Cophylinae > Genus: Cophyla > Species: Cophyla tetra

Platypelis tetra Andreone, Fenolio, and Walvoord, 2003, Curr. Herpetol., Kyoto, 22: 93. Holotype: MRSN A2174, by original designation. Type locality: "Campsite W2, Anjanaharibe-Sud Massif, Analabe Valley, Befandriana Fivondronana, Mahajanga Faritany (Majunga Province), 14° 46′ S, 49° 26′ E, 1,250 m asl", Madagascar.

Cophyla tetra — Peloso, Frost, Richards, Rodrigues, Donnellan, Matsui, Raxworthy, Biju, Lemmon, Lemmon, and Wheeler, 2016, Cladistics, 32: 140. 

Platypelis tetra — Tu, Yang, Liang, and Zhang, 2018, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 126: 87; Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 417. 

English Names

Four-spotted Tree Cophyline Frog (original publication).


Mid-elevational rainforest in Analabe Forest and Besariaka Forest, northeastern Madagascar, 600-1250 m elevation.


Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 134-135, 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: 456.

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