Rhombophryne regalis Scherz, Hawlitschek, Andreone, Rakotoarison, Vences, and Glaw, 2017

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

Rhombophryne regalis Scherz, Hawlitschek, Andreone, Rakotoarison, Vences, and Glaw, 2017, Zootaxa, 4273: 313. Holotype: MRSN A4602, by original designation. Type locality: "Camp 3 of Ambolokopatrika-Betaolana Forest, locally known as ‘Antsinjorano’ (14.5433°S, 49.4300°E), around 980 m a.s.l., in the Sava Region, northeastern Madagascar . . . )". http://zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:4D576A21-DA71-41C2-9408-96BB24B9CFD

English Names

Regal Saw-browed Diamond Frog (original publication). 


Known with certainty from Anjanaharibe- Sud, Ambolokopatrika, and Besariaka, over an elevational range of 980 to 1050 m; possibly distributed south into Makira, northwest into COMATSA, southeast into Masoala, or northeast into Marojejy, Madagascar. 


 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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