Spinomantis brunae

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Spinomantis brunae
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Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Mantellidae
Genus: Spinomantis[1]
Species: S. brunae
Binomial name
Spinomantis brunae[2]
Andreone, Glaw, Vences, Vallan, 1998[3]
Synonyms

Mantidactylus brunae
Bruna's stream frog[4]

Spinomantis brunae is a species of frog in the Mantellidae family.[5] It is endemic to Madagascar. Its natural habitats are forest with rocky areas, generally close to flowing water. It is possible that the frog reproduces in water flowing through the rocks.[5] However, the frog is threatened by habitat loss by subsistence, logging, and human settlements expanding.[5]

Location[edit]

Scpinomantis brunae are generally found in humid forests in the Anosy Mountains, at around 300m-600m.[6]

Documentation[edit]

Spinomantis brunae has only a single frog of its kind examined, and therefore little is known about it.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Spinomantis brunae (Andreone, Glaw, Vences and Vallan, 1998)". ITIS Report. Retrieved 18 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "Spinomantis brunae". Animal Diversity Web. Retrieved 18 July 2013. 
  3. ^ "Spinomantis brunae". ArcGIS. Retrieved 18 July 2013. 
  4. ^ "Species prioritization - Madagascar: Spinomantis brunae". Amphibian Ark. Retrieved 18 July 2013. 
  5. ^ a b c "Spinomantis brunae". IUCN Red List. Retrieved 18 July 2013. 
  6. ^ "Spinomantis brunae (Andreone, Glaw, Vences, and Vallan, 1998)". American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 18 July 2013. 
  7. ^ "Descriptions of two new Spinomantis frogs from Madagascar (Amphibia: Mantellidae), and new morphological data for S. brunae and S. massorum". BioOne. Retrieved 18 July 2013.