Rhombophryne coronata (Vences and Glaw, 2003)

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

Plethodontohyla coronata Vences and Glaw, 2003, Copeia, 2003: 789. Holotype: ZFMK 57459, by original designation. Type locality: "Ankeniheny, Fivondronona (district) of Moramanga, Faritany (province) of Toamasina, central eastern Madagascar (19° 10′ S/48° 02′ E, 900 m above sea level)".

Rhombophryne coronataGlaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 118; Wollenberg, Vieites, van der Meijden, Glaw, Cannatella, and Vences, 2008, Evolution, 62: 1894.

English Names

None noted.


Eastern Madagascar from Zahameno south to Andringitra in rain forest.


Most similar to Plethodontohyla serratopalpebrosa according to the original publication. See brief account by Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 118-119. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Plethodontohyla coronata) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 457. In the Rhombophryne serratopalpebrosa 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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