The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Telmatobius vellardi Munsterman and Leviton, 1959

Vellard's water frog



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: July 1987

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered





Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Munsterman, H. E. and Leviton, A. E. (1959). A new frog of the genus Telmatobius from southern Ecuador. Occasional Papers of the Natural History Museum of Stanford University [volume?]: 1-5.


Other references:

Andrés Merino-Viteri, Luis A. Coloma, Santiago Ron. (2010). Telmatobius vellardi. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. ( Downloaded on 17 February 2013.


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