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Sculpted Madagascar frog (Gephyromantis sculpturatus) Ranomafana

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Amphibia
Subclassis: Lissamphibia
Ordo: Anura

Familia: Mantellidae
Subfamilia: Mantellinae
Genus: Gephyromantis
Species: Gephyromantis sculpturatus

Gephyromantis sculpturatus (Ahl, 1929)

Type locality: "Nord-West-Madagascar".

Holotype: ZMB.

Mantidactylus sculpturatus Ahl, 1929
Mantidactylus (Mantidactylus) sculpturatus — Ahl, 1931
Mantidactylus (Gephyromantis) sculpturatus — Vences & Glaw, 2001
Gephyromantis sculpturatus — Vences & Glaw, 2006
Gephyromantis (Duboimantis) sculpturatus — Glaw & Vences, 2006


Ahl, 1929 "1928", Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berlin, 14: 477.
Vences and Glaw, 2006, in Vences et al. (eds.), Calls Frogs Madagascar: 20.
Frost, D.R. 2021. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.1. Electronic Database accessible at American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA. DOI: 10.5531/db.vz.0001 Gephyromantis sculpturatus . Accessed on 08 June 2008.
2007 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species IUCN: Gephyromantis sculpturatus (Least Concern) Downloaded on 08 June 2008. (as Mantidactylus sculpturatus)

Vernacular names
English: Sculpted Madagascar Frog

Gephyromantis sculpturatus, commonly known as the sculpted Madagascar frog, is a species of frog in the family Mantellidae. It is endemic to Madagascar.[2] Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group (2016). "Gephyromantis sculpturatus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T57521A84176343. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-1.RLTS.T57521A84176343.en. Retrieved 16 November 2021.
Glaw, Frank; Vences, Miguel (2007). A Field Guide to the Amphibians and Reptiles of Madagascar (3rd ed.). Cologne, Germany: Vences & Glaw Verlags. ISBN 978-3929449037.

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