Boophis schuboeae 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Mantellidae

Scientific Name: Boophis schuboeae
Species Authority: Glaw & Vences, 2002
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): Glaw, F. & Vences, M.
Reviewer(s): Stuart, S.N., Chanson, J.S. & Cox, N.A.
Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, 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 known only from the general vicinity of Ranomafana in south-eastern Madagascar, at 900-1,000m asl, although it might occur more widely.
Countries occurrence:
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Population [top]

Population: It is a locally common species.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It lives in pristine forest along streams and brooks, in which it presumably breeds, and has not so far been found in secondary forest.
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: It occurs in Parc National de Ranomafana.

Citation: Glaw, F. & Vences, M. 2008. Boophis schuboeae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T57427A11637162. . Downloaded on 30 November 2015.
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