Scaphiophryne menabensis Glos, Glaw, and Vences, 2005

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

Scaphiophryne menabensis Glos, Glaw, and Vences, 2005, Copeia, 2005: 253. Holotype: ZSM 186.2003, by original designation. Type locality: "western Madagascar, province of Toliara, district of Morandava, in the Kirindy Forest C.F.P.F. (forest pond CS5), 44° 39′ E, 20° 03′ S, 18-40 m elevation".

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

English Names

None noted.


Dry deciduous forest areas of west-central Madagascar


Confused with Scaphiophryne marmorata prior to its description according to the original publication. See brief account by Glaw and Vences, 2007, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 3: 112.

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