Madecassophryne truebae Guibé, 1973

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Cophylinae > Genus: Madecassophryne > Species: Madecassophryne truebae

Madecassophryne truebae Guibé, 1973, Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. Paris, Ser. 3, Zool., 171: 1192. Holotype: MNHNP 1973.1149, by original designation. Type locality: "Chaînes Anosyennes", Madagascar.

English Names

Trueb's Madagascar Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 90).


Extreme southeastern Madagascar in the Chaînes Anosyennes, 700-1900 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Madagascar

Endemic: Madagascar


See brief account by Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 120-121. 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: 452. Rakotoarison, Scherz, Glaw, and Vences, 2017, Salamandra, 53: 507–518, reported on molecular phylogenetics, morphology, osteology, acoustics, and natural history of a population identified as Madecassophryne cf. truebae

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