New Sound guide of the frogs of Madagascar

More than 250 species individually recorded and more than 39 natural soundscapes in 3 audio CDs with a 44 page booklet providing information about location and calling behaviour.

The result of the collaboration of 15 scientists from seven countries co-edited by the world leading authorities in Malagasy Herpetofauna: Prof Dr. Miguel Vences (Division of Evolutionary Biology, Zoological Institute,Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany) and Dr. Frank Glaw (Zoologische Staatssammlung, München, Germany) in collaboration with Dr. Rafael Márquez, founder and Director of the Animal Sound Library of the National Museum of Natural Sciences (CSIC) of Madrid (Spain) a leading institution in promoting the edition of anuran sound guides worldwide.

The largest sound guide of frogs and toads ever published to date.

The best complement to the field guide:

Amphibians and Reptiles of Madagascar (F. Glaw & M. Vences)


Fonoteca Zoológica, the animal sound library of the National Natural History Museum of Madrid, Spain (Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, CSIC,



Field work in Madagascar funded by the Volkswagen Foundation

Heterixalus boettgeri (Mocquard, 1902)
Dyscophus insularis Grandidier, 1872
Chorus of Heterixalus tricolor and probably of Boophis xerophilus
Heterixalus andrakata Glaw & Vences, 1991
Platypelis tuberifera (Methuen, 1920)
Stumpffia gimmeli Glaw & Vences, 1992
Boophis luteus (Boulenger, 1882)
Chorus of Guibemantis liber, Blommersia blommersae, and a third unidentified frog.
Rhombophryne testudo Boettger,1880
Section of a soundscape of two troops of indris (large lemurs, Indri indri)
Fonoteca Zoológica, Departamento de Biodiversidad y Biología Evolutiva - Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales (CSIC)