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Similar species: Blommersia are generally similar, but at least slightly larger and with different relative finger length (Glaw and Vences 2007).
Distribution and Habitat
Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Madagascar
Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Calls: Feeble chirps of one male were heard at night (Glaw and Vences 2007).
Trends and Threats
Possible reasons for amphibian decline
General habitat alteration and loss
Andreone, F. and Vences, M. (2008). Wakea madinika. In: IUCN 2008. 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded on 21 April 2009.
Glaw, F., and Vences, M. (2007). Field Guide to the Amphibians and Reptiles of Madagascar. Third Edition. Vences and Glaw Verlag, Köln.
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 (2009-05-01)
Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2009 Wakea madinika <http://amphibiaweb.org/species/6063> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Oct 24, 2020.
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