Gephyromantis redimitus 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Mantellidae

Scientific Name: Gephyromantis redimitus
Species Authority: (Boulenger, 1889)
Mantidactylus redimitus (Boulenger, 1889)
Rana redimita Boulenger, 1889
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: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-01-01
Assessor(s): Glaw, F. & Raxworthy, C.J.
Reviewer(s): Stuart, S.N., Chanson, J.S. & Cox, N.A.
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
Previously published Red List assessments:
2004 Least Concern (LC)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is widely distributed in eastern and northeastern Madagascar, from Marojejy south to Andringitra. It has been recorded from sea level up to 850m asl. It is also known from Nosy Boraha (Ile St Marie) and Nosy Mangabe.
Countries occurrence:
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Population [top]

Population: It is a locally abundant species.
Current Population Trend: Decreasing
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It is found both on the ground and in trees, usually near streams in pristine rainforest. It is not found in altered habitats. Its breeding is unknown, and it is not clear if it is by direct or larval development.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Its forest habitat is receding due to subsistence agriculture, timber extraction, charcoal manufacture, and invasive spread of eucalyptus, livestock grazing and expanding human settlements. There is probably little habitat left in the southern part of its range.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It occurs in many protected areas.

Citation: Glaw, F. & Raxworthy, C.J. 2008. Gephyromantis redimitus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T57516A11649880. . Downloaded on 29 June 2016.
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