Rhombophryne botabota Scherz, Glaw, Vences, Andreone, and Crottini, 2016

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Cophylinae > Genus: Rhombophryne > Species: Rhombophryne botabota

Rhombophryne botabota Scherz, Glaw, Vences, Andreone, and Crottini, 2016, Salamandra, 52: 95. Holotype: ZSM 358/2005, by original designation. Type locality: "Marojejy National Park (‘Camp Simpona’), 14.4364° S, 49.7433° E, 1,326 m above sea level (a.s.l.), Sava Region, northeastern Madagascar". Zoobank publication registration: 21CB910D-7B42-4BE1-8B8A-461578F4818B

English Names

Chubby Diamond Frog (original publication). 


Known from Makira and Marojejy National Parks, Madagascar, 860 to 1326 m elevation. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Madagascar

Endemic: Madagascar


 In the Rhombophryne laevis species group of Belluardo, Scherz, Santos, Andreone, Antonelli, Glaw, Muñoz-Pajares, Randrianirina, Raselimanana, Vences, and Crottini, 2022, Syst. Biodiversity, 20 (1: 2039320): 1–13.

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