Paradoxophyla palmata (Guibé, 1973)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Scaphiophryninae > Genus: Paradoxophyla > Species: Paradoxophyla palmata

Microhyla palmata Guibé, 1973, Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. Paris, Ser. 3, Zool., 171: 1188. Holotype: MNHNP 1973.1146, by original designation. Type locality: "Ambana (Chaînes Anosyennes) (90 m)", Madagascar.

Paradoxophyla palmataBlommers-Schlösser and Blanc, 1991, Faune de Madagascar, 75: 34.

English Names

Web-foot Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 114).


Eatern rainforests of Madagascar.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Madagascar

Endemic: Madagascar


See accounts by Blommers-Schlösser and Blanc, 1991, Faune de Madagascar, 75: 36-37, and Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 108, provided an account.

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