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.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Madagascar

Endemic: Madagascar


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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