The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Hyperolius ruvuensis Barratt et al., 2017

Ruvu reed frog

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Missing, possibly extinct.

Last record: 2001

 

Distribution

Ruvu South Forest Reserve, outside of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Barratt, C. D., Lawson, L. P., Bittencourt-Silva, G. B., Doggart, N., Morgan-Brown, T., Nagel, P. and Loader, S. P. (2017). A new, narrowly distributed, and critically endangered species of spiny-throated reed frog (Anura: Hyperoliidae) from a highly threatened coastal forest reserve in Tanzania. Herpetological Journal 27: 13-24.

 

Other references:

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/22056/new-species-hyperolius-tanzania

 

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