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Shining like a diamond: A new species of diamond frog from northern Madagascar

Science Daily Tuesday, 16 June 2020
Despite the active ongoing taxonomic progress on the Madagascar frogs, the amphibian inventory of this hyper-diverse island is still very far from being complete. More new species are constantly being discovered, often within already well-studied areas. So, in one of the relatively well-studied parks in northern Madagascar, a new species of diamond frog, Rhombophryne ellae, was found in 2017.
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Over the last 10 years, the known genus of diamond frog genus in Madagascar has more than doubled, and herpetologist Dr. Mark D. Scherz managed to stumble upon a new-to-science species in Montagne d'Ambre National Park in Madagascar.

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