The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Eleutherodactylus karlschmidti Grant, 1931

Karl's robber frog, Web-footed coqui, Stream coqui



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Euhyas karlschmidti (Grant, 1931)


Conservation Status

Last record: 1974 (Suckling et al. 2004); 1976? 1988?

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Puerto Rico


Biology & Ecology










Blair Hedges, Rafael Joglar, Richard Thomas. (2010). Eleutherodactylus karlschmidti. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1. ( Downloaded on 12 August 2012.

Drewry, G. E. and Jones, K. (1976). A new ovoviviparous frog, Eleutherodactylus jasperi (Amphibia, Anura, Leptodactylidae) from Puerto Rico. Journal of Herpetology 10: 161-165.

Joglar, R.L., and P.A. Burrowes. 1996. Declining amphibian populations in Puerto Rico. Pp. 371-380. In: R. Powell and R. W. Henderson (editors). Contributions to West Indian Herpetology. A Tribute to Albert Schwartz. Contributions to Herpetology 12. Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, Ithaca. 475 pp.

Suckling, Kieran, Slack, Rhiwena and Nowicki, Brian. (2004). Extinct and the Endangered Species Act. Centre For Biological Diversity. 63 pp.


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