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Similar species: Rather than with other Spinomantis, this species could be confused with subadult Boehmantis microtympanum.
Distribution and Habitat
Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Madagascar
Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
It breeds outside water close to streams; the larvae then move to water, where they develop (Raxworthy and Andreone 2008).
Trends and Threats
Possible reasons for amphibian decline
General habitat alteration and loss
Glaw, F., and Vences, M. (2007). Field Guide to the Amphibians and Reptiles of Madagascar. Third Edition. Vences and Glaw Verlag, Köln.
Raxworthy, C. and Andreone, F. (2008). Spinomantis microtis. In: IUCN 2008. 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded on 05 May 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 2000-10-30
Edited by Henry Zhu (2009-05-05)
Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2009 Spinomantis microtis <http://amphibiaweb.org/species/4352> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Oct 18, 2017.
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