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Spinomantis microtis

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Amphibia
Family  Mantellidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Chordata
Order  Anura
Subfamily  Mantellinae

Spinomantis microtis is a species of frog in the Mantellid subfamily Mantellinae, endemic to Madagascar.

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Taxonomy

This species was described in the genus Rhacophorus by Guibé in 1974. Glaw and Vences transferred it to Boophis in 1994. Andreone and Randriamahazo transferred it to Mantidactylus in 1997, and finally Glaw and Vences then moved it to Spinomantis in 2006.

Habitat and ecology

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, and rivers. It is threatened by habitat loss.

References

Spinomantis microtis Wikipedia


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