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Mantella betsileo (Betsileo mantella)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Brown Mantella (Mantella betsileo) is a species of frog in the Mantellidae family.It is endemic to Madagascar.Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, dry savanna, moist savanna, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, rivers, freshwater marshes, intermittent freshwater marshes, rural gardens, heavily degraded former forest, ponds, and canals and ditches.It is threatened by habitat loss.
View Wikipedia Record: Mantella betsileo

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 13.32
EDGE Score: 2.66


Diet [1]  Carnivore (Invertebrates)
Litter Size [1]  35
Litters / Year [1]  1
Maximum Longevity [1]  3 years
Snout to Vent Length [1]  1.0 inches (2.6 cm)


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Madagascar dry deciduous forests Madagascar Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Madagascar lowland forests Madagascar Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Mantadia National Park II 38395 Madagascar

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Madagascar and the Indian Ocean Islands Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles Yes

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Bronx Zoo/Wildlife Conservat'n Society
Charles Paddock Zoo
Detroit Zoological Society
Fresno Chaffee Zoo
Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
Mountain View Conservation & Breeding
Ogrod Zoologiczny w Opolu, Opole
Paignton Zoo Environmental Park
Riga Zoo
San Antonio Zoological Gardens & Aquar
San Diego Zoo
Toronto Zoo
Tree Walkers International
Zoo of Antwerp
Zoo Santo Inácio Vila Nova de Gaia
Zoologická a botanická zahrada Plzen
Zoologischer Garten Augsburg GmbH

Range Map



Attributes / relations provided by
1Oliveira, Brunno Freire; São-Pedro, Vinícius Avelar; Santos-Barrera, Georgina; Penone, Caterina; C. Costa, Gabriel. (2017) AmphiBIO, a global database for amphibian ecological traits. Sci. Data.
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
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