The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

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





Biology & Ecology










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. ( 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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