The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Craugastor gulosus (Cope, 1875)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Eleutherodactylus gulosus (Cope, 1875); Hylodes gulosus (Cope, 1875); Lithodytes gulosus Cope, 1875


Conservation Status

Last record: 1976 (1980's?)

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)


One of numerous species thought extinct for a second time after having been first recorded in 1875 and then rediscovered in 1976.



Costa Rica and Panama


Biology & Ecology










IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group & NatureServe. (2014). Craugastor gulosus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. ( Downloaded on 09 July 2014.

Leenders, T. (2016). Amphibians of Costa Rica. A Field Guide. A Zona Tropical Publication.


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