Plethodontohyla ocellata Noble and Parker, 1926

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Cophylinae > Genus: Plethodontohyla > Species: Plethodontohyla ocellata

Plethodontohyla ocellata Noble and Parker, 1926, Am. Mus. Novit., 232: 14. Holotype: BMNH 1947.2.10.43 according to Blommers-Schlösser and Blanc, 1991, Faune de Madagascar, 75: 65 (formerly 1925.11.10.1 according to Parker, 1934, Monogr. Frogs Fam. Microhylidae: 45). Type locality: "Antsihanaka, Madagascar".

Mantipus ocellatusNoble, 1931, Biol. Amph.: fig. 59.

Plethodontohyla ocellata — Tu, Yang, Liang, and Zhang, 2018, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 126: 87.

English Names

Ocellated Digging Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 92).


Central and northeastern Madagascar.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Madagascar

Endemic: Madagascar


See brief account by Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 124–125.

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