Globally endangered (EN) (Source: IUCN Red List)

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  • Scientific Names
    • Mantella expectata
  • Unknown
    • Blue-legged mantella
    • expected mantella
    • canyon mantella
  • English
    • Blue-legged Mantella

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Blue-legged Mantella Mantella expectata

Observer

danielaustin

Date

October 23, 2005

Place

Isalo (Google, OSM)

Description

Photos of an individual, a group of five and a deposit of eggs, all taken at the same small pool.

For further information, to see additional images or to enquire about using my photos, feel free to contact me via www.madagascar-photography.com

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Observer

devinedmonds

Date

January 26, 2011

Description

Blue-legged mantella frog tadpole found in a canyon in Isalo National Park, Madagascar. Location approximate.

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What

Blue-legged Mantella Mantella expectata

Observer

francoandreone

Date

November 29, 2009

Place

Isalo (Google, OSM)

Description

Eggs laid next to a water pool, at a site locally known as Malaso

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What

Blue-legged Mantella Mantella expectata

Observer

francoandreone

Date

August 21, 2011

Place

Makay (Google, OSM)

Description

Attributed to M. expectata, but probably a new still undescribed taxon (or form)

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Description from Wikipedia

The Blue-legged Mantella (Mantella expectata) is a species of frog in the Mantellidae family. 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.

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Conservation Summary

    Source: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. . Downloaded on 10 November 2011.