Boophis anjanaharibeensis 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Mantellidae

Scientific Name: Boophis anjanaharibeensis
Species Authority: Andreone, 1996
Taxonomic Source(s): Frost, D.R. 2015. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. New York, USA. Available at:

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-01-01
Assessor(s): Andreone, F. & Nussbaum, R.
Reviewer(s): Stuart, S.N., Chanson, J.S. & Cox, N.A.
Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been discovered, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.
Previously published Red List assessments:
2004 Data Deficient (DD)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is currently known only from the Réserve Spéciale d’Anjanaharibe-Sud and nearby localities in north-eastern Madagascar, from 800-1,000m asl. It might prove to occur at other sites, although it has not been confirmed at Marojejy.
Countries occurrence:
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Population [top]

Population: It is common in its small range.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It is a species of pristine rainforest, and of slightly degraded habitats (but these are always close to good forest). It breeds in streams.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Its forest habitat is receding due to subsistence agriculture, timber extraction, charcoal manufacture, invasive spread of eucalyptus, livestock grazing, and expanding human settlements.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The Réserve Spéciale d’Anjanaharibe-Sud is the only protected area from which this species is currently known.

Citation: Andreone, F. & Nussbaum, R. 2008. Boophis anjanaharibeensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T57390A11619207. . Downloaded on 27 November 2015.
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