Sooglossus thomasseti (Boulenger, 1909)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Sooglossidae > Genus: Sooglossus > Species: Sooglossus thomasseti

English Names

Thomasset's Frog (Nesomantis [no longer recognized]: Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 114).

Thomasset's Seychelles Frog (Nesomantis [no longer recognized]: Ananjeva, Borkin, Darevsky, and Orlov, 1988, Dict. Amph. Rept. Five Languages: 135).


Mahé (400-994 m elevation) and Silhouette (80–771 m elevation) Islands, Seychelles, Indian Ocean.


See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Nesomantis thomasseti) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 542. Gerlach, 2015, Phelsuma, 23: 6–18, reported on advertisement call. Labisko, Griffiths, Chong-Seng, Bunbury, Maddock, Bradfield, Taylor, and Groombridge, 2019, Biol. J. Linn. Soc., 126: 417–435, regarded the Sihouette and Mahé Island populations as genetically differentiated candidate species. 

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