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Peltophryne fluviatica Schwartz, 1972

Hispaniolan crestless toad

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Bufo fluviaticus Schwartz, 1972; Peltophryne fluviaticus Schwartz, 1972

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1972 or before

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered

 

Distribution

Hispaniola

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Schwartz, A. (1972). The native toads (Anura, Bufonidae) of Hispaniola. Journal of Herpetology 1972: 217-231.

 

Other references:

Blair Hedges, Sixto Inchaustegui, Marcelino Hernandez, Robert Powell. (2004). Peltophryne fluviatica. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 12 February 2013.

Powell, Robert and Henderson, Robert W. (2012). Island lists of West Indian amphibians and reptiles. Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History 51(2): 85-166. [considers this taxon possibly extinct]

Powell, R. and Pregill, G. K. (1991). Peltophryne fluviatica. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles 1991: 1-2.

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