Gephyromantis boulengeri


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Gephyromantis boulengeri
Species Authority: Methuen, 1919
Mantidactylus boulengeri Methuen, 1919
Taxonomic Notes: This species was partly revised by Glaw and Vences (2002).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2008-01-01
Assessor/s: Miguel Vences, Frank Glaw
Reviewer/s: Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, tolerance of a degree of habitat modification, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species occurs in northeastern and eastern Madagascar from Nosy Mangabe Island south to Ambila. It also occurs on Nosy Boraha (Ile St Marie). It ranges from sea level up to 1,200m asl.
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Population [top]

Population: It is a common species.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It occurs in rainforest, degraded forest, and invasive eucalyptus forest in the rainforest belt. It is not found in open areas. It probably breeds by direct development, and is not associated with water.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It occurs in several protected areas throughout the eastern rainforest belt.
Citation: Miguel Vences, Frank Glaw 2004. Gephyromantis boulengeri. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <>. Downloaded on 21 April 2014.
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