Submitted by Larry, on October 10, 2007.
I've been told that it's a new species from Kalabenono, Northern Madagascar,
and I couldn't find any pictures to match on the internet.
Wilbert Hetterscheid wrote on 2007-10-11
From several directions I've had this question privately and I have seen
I think there is a good chance this is an undescribed
but I'll have to make my mind up first, after I've seen either fresh
or pickled material.
The species group with the inclusion of Am. taurostigma and
Am. erythrorrhachis seems to be in a diversification flux in northern
The species from Kalabenono has also been found on the island of
In fact this is the first time I see a Madagascan species get
morphologically close to the legendary Am. hildebrandtii from the island of
(never been seen in full flesh since an accidental sighting in