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Similar species: R. coronata is smaller and has shorter hindlimbs (Glaw and Vences 2007).
Variation: It is possible that several species are subsumed under this name. Specimens from Anjanaharibe resemble the holotype, but other specimens collected at the type locality Marojejy are larger and more granular, and have a substantial genetic differentiation (Glaw and Vences 2007).
Distribution and Habitat
Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Madagascar
Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
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). Rhombophryne serratopalpebrosa. In: IUCN 2008. 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded on 14 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 2001-10-24
Edited by Catherine Aguilar (2010-07-19)
Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2010 Rhombophryne serratopalpebrosa <http://amphibiaweb.org/species/2356> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Oct 22, 2019.
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