© 1994 Miguel Vences and Frank Glaw (1 of 1)
Similar species: The only terrestrial Anodonthyla (Glaw and Vences 2007).
Distribution and Habitat
Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Madagascar
Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Trends and Threats
It occurs in Parc National d'Andringitra. Close monitoring of the population status of this species is needed because it is known from only a single protected area (Vences and Raxworthy 2008).
Possible reasons for amphibian decline
Climate change, increased UVB or increased sensitivity to it, etc.
Glaw, F. and Vences, M. (1994). A Field Guide to the Amphibians and Reptiles of Madagascar. Vences & Glaw Verlag, Bonn.
Glaw, F., and Vences, M. (2007). Field Guide to the Amphibians and Reptiles of Madagascar. Third Edition. Vences and Glaw Verlag, Köln.
Vences, M. and Raxworthy, C. (2008). Anodonthyla montana. In: IUCN 2008. 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded on 01 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 2002-01-28
Edited by Catherine Aguilar (2010-07-18)
Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2010 Anodonthyla montana <http://amphibiaweb.org/species/2327> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Oct 23, 2017.
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