Stumpffia grandis Guibé, 1974

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Cophylinae > Genus: Stumpffia > Species: Stumpffia grandis

English Names

Giant Stump-toed Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 93).


Known only from Marojejy National Park, 1300–1400 m elevation, Madagascar.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Madagascar

Endemic: Madagascar


See account by Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 130-131 (as well as brief account of unnamed species from Andasibe similar to Stumpffia grandis). See account (as Stumpffia grandis) by Rakotoarison, Scherz, Glaw, Köhler, Andreone, Franzen, Glos, Hawlitschek, Jono, Mori, Ndriantsoa, Raminosoa, Riemann, Rödel, Rosa, Vieites, Crottini, and Vences, 2017, Vert. Zool., Senckenberg, 67: 346. Rakotoarison, Scherz, Bletz, Razafindraibe, Glaw, and Vences, 2019, Salamandra, 55: 115–123, reported on phylogeography. 

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