Boophis occidentalis

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Boophis occidentalis


Taxonavigation: Anura 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Amphibia
Subclassis: Lissamphibia
Ordo: Anura

Familia: Mantellidae
Subfamilia: Boophinae
Genus: Boophis
Species: Boophis occidentalis


Boophis occidentalis Glaw & Vences, 1994

Type locality: "Isalo National Park (Namazaha valley, forest ca. 4 km W of Ranohira), western central Madagascar".

Holotype: ZFMK 57383.



  • Glaw and Vences, 1994, Fieldguide Amph. Rept. Madagascar, Ed. 2: 90.
  • Andreone, Vences, Guarino, Glaw, and Randrianirina, 2002, J. Zool., London, 257: 425.
  • Vences, M. et al. 2010: Molecular and bioacoustic differentiation of Boophis occidentalis with description of a new treefrog from north-western Madagascar. Zootaxa, 2544: 54–68. Preview PDF
  • Frost, Darrel R. 2018. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. Electronic Database accessible at American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA. Boophis occidentalis . Accessed on 07 June 2008.
  • 2007 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species IUCN: Boophis occidentalis  (Near Threatened) Downloaded on 07 June 2008.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Isalo Bright-eyed Frog