Busse & Böhme, 1992
The blue-legged mantella (Mantella expectata) is a species of frog in the family Mantellidae. It is endemic to Madagascar. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, rivers, and intermittent rivers. It is threatened by habitat loss. It is over collected for the pet trade and may soon qualify for critically endangered again.
- Raxworthy, C. & Glaw, F. 2004. Mantella expectata. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 23 July 2007.
The male is smaller than the female by 5 inches. The male and femmale also has stripped but the female's strip is smaller.
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