Scaphiophryne boribory Vences, Raxworthy, Nussbaum, and Glaw, 2003

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Scaphiophryninae > Genus: Scaphiophryne > Species: Scaphiophryne boribory

Scaphiophryne boribory Vences, Raxworthy, Nussbaum, and Glaw, 2003, Herpetol. J., 13: 75. Holotype: UMMZ 225614, by original designation. Type locality: "Ampahanana forest, near Fierenana, 18° 29.53′ S, 48° 26.68′ E, 1000-1200 m altitude", Madagascar.

Scaphiophryne (Scaphiophryne) boriboryGrosjean, Glos, Teschke, Glaw, and Vences, 2007, Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 151: 572.

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the Fierenana region of central-eastern Madagascar, ca. 950 m elevation.


See brief account by Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 114. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 460.

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