Species Description: Glaw F, Vences M 2007 Plethodontohyla guentheri, a new montane microhylid frog species from northeastern Madagascar. Zool Reihe 83:33-39
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Similar species: Differs from Plethodontohyla notosticta by having a distinctly shorter first finger (length of first finger shorter than inner metacarpal tubercle vs. length of first finger longer than inner metacarpal tubercle), less enlarged fingertips and by the greenish dorsal colouration (vs. brownish). P. mihanika has longer hindlimbs (Glaw and Vences 2007).
Distribution and Habitat
Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Madagascar
Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Trends and Threats
Glaw, F., and Vences, M. (2007). Field Guide to the Amphibians and Reptiles of Madagascar. Third Edition. Vences and Glaw Verlag, Köln.
Vences, M. and Andreone, F. (2008). Plethodontohyla guentheri. In: IUCN 2008. 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded on 21 April 2009.
Written by Miguel Vences and Frank Glaw (m.vences AT tu-bs.de), Assistant Professor and Curator of Vertebrates at the Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics in the Zoological Museum at the University of Amsterdam
First submitted 2009-04-21
Edited by Kellie Whittaker (2010-07-19)
Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2010 Plethodontohyla guentheri <http://amphibiaweb.org/species/6936> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Aug 23, 2017.
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