Rhombophryne vaventy Scherz, Ruthensteiner, Vences, and Glaw, 2014

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

Rhombophryne vaventy Scherz, Ruthensteiner, Vences, and Glaw, 2014, Zootaxa, 3860: 554. Holotype. ZSM 357/2005, by original designation. Type locality: "Marojejy National Park, “Camp Simpona”, 14° 26.199′ S, 49° 44.601′ E, 1326 m above sea level), northeastern Madagascar."

English Names

None noted. 


Known only from the type locality in Marojejy National Park, northeastern Madagascar, 1326 m elevation. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Madagascar

Endemic: Madagascar


Confused previously with Rhombophryne serratopalpebrosa according to the original publication. 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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