Rhombophryne coronata

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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: Microhylidae
Subfamilia: Cophylinae
Genus: Rhombophryne
Species: Rhombophryne coronata


Rhombophryne coronata (Vences & Glaw, 2003)

Type locality: "Ankeniheny, Fivondronona (district) of Moramanga, Faritany (province) of Toamasina, central eastern Madagascar (19° 10´ S/48° 02´ E, 900 m above sea level)".

Holotype: ZFMK 57459.


  • Plethodontohyla coronata Vences & Glaw, 2003


  • Vences, M. & F. Glaw. 2003: New microhylid frog (Plethodontohyla) with supraocular crest from Madagascar. Copeia, 2003: 780–793.
  • Glaw, F. & M. Vences. 2007: A Field Guide to the Amphibians and Reptiles of Madagascar. Third edition. Cologne: Vences & Glaw Verlag.
  • Wollenberg, K.C., D.R. Vieites, A. van der Meijden, F. Glaw, D. C. Cannatella & M. Vences. 2008: Patterns of endemism and species richness in Malagasy cophyline frogs support a key role of mountainous areas for speciation. Evolution, 62: 1890–1907.
  • Frost, Darrel R. 2018. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. Electronic Database accessible at http://research.amnh.org/herpetology/amphibia/index.html. American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA. Rhombophryne coronata . Accessed on 16 June 2008.
  • 2007 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species IUCN: Rhombophryne coronata  (Vulnerable) Downloaded on 15 June 2008.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Garlanded Digging Frog