Species Description: Vences et al. 1999 Alytes
© 2009 Devin Edmonds (1 of 2)
Similar species: Mantella laevigata has a dark throat and enlarged fingertips, and lacks a frenal stripe. Mantella viridis has partly greenish flanks and hindlimbs (Glaw and Vences 2007).
Distribution and Habitat
Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Madagascar
Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Calls: Unknown (Glaw and Vences 2007).
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., Vences, M., Glaw, F., Andreone, and Rabibisoa, N. (2008). Mantella manery. In: IUCN 2008. 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded on 22 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 2009-04-22
Edited by Kellie Whittaker (2009-04-28)
Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2009 Mantella manery <http://amphibiaweb.org/species/6557> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Mar 23, 2018.
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