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Mantella viridis (Green Mantella)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Green Mantella (Mantella viridis) is a species of frog in the Mantellidae family.It is endemic to Madagascar. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, rivers, intermittent rivers, and heavily degraded former forest.It is threatened by habitat loss.
View Wikipedia Record: Mantella viridis

Endangered Species

Status: Endangered
View IUCN Record: Mantella viridis

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 13.32
EDGE Score: 5.43


Adult Weight [1]  2.9 grams
Female Maturity [1]  1 year 1 month
Male Maturity [1]  1 year 1 month
Diet [1]  Carnivore (Invertebrates)
Litters / Year [1]  1
Maximum Longevity [1]  3 years
Snout to Vent Length [1]  1.3 inches (3.3 cm)


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Madagascar subhumid forests Madagascar Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Biodiversity Hotspots

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

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo
Bronx Zoo/Wildlife Conservat'n Society
Cheyenne Mtn Zoological Park
Dierenpark de Oliemeulen (Zoo Tilburg)
Fort Worth Zoological Park
John G. Shedd Aquarium
Nat'l Mississippi River Museum & Aquar
Oakland Zoo
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo
Paignton Zoo Environmental Park
Red River Zoo
Riga Zoo
Steinhart Aquarium (CA Acad of Science
Tilgate Nature Centre
Tree Walkers International
Zoo de Fuengirola (Rain Forest SL)
Zoo of Antwerp
Zoologická a botanická zahrada Plzen
Zoologischer Garten Frankfurt

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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Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access