Guibemantis depressiceps Pulsing Madagascar Frog
Ranomafana National Park, Vatovavy region, MadagascarApril 27, 2007
Pulsing Madagascar Frog (Guibemantis depressiceps)
I have no idea why this rather standard-looking medium-sized frog is called "Pulsing Madascar Frog". I mean, I know why it's called "Frog", and I know why it's called "Madagascar Frog", but that's where the knowledge stops. Perhaps it has something to do with its call, though the description of the call in Glaw and Vences doesn't make it sound particularly "pulsing". Perhaps Frank and/or Ramus didn't want to call it the "Depressing Madagascar Frog" so they just made something up.

Here is a list of all the reptiles and frogs I saw on this 2007 trip to Madagascar.

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