The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Strabomantis necerus (Lynch, 1975)

Mindo robber frog



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Craugastor necerus (Lynch, 1975); Eleutherodactylus necerus Lynch, 1975


Conservation Status

Last record: 1995 (IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group, 2019)

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Colombia & Ecuador












Original scientific description:

Lynch, J. D. (1975). A review of the broad-headed Eleutherodactylinae frogs of South America (Leptodactylidae). Occasional Papers of the Museum of Natural History of the University of Kansas 37: 1-46.


Other references:

Arteaga-Navarro, A., Bustamante, L. and Guayasamin, J. M. (2013). The Amphibians and Reptiles of Mindo. Universidad Tecnológica Indoamérica, Quito.

IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group. (2019). Strabomantis necerus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2019: e.T56785A85867399. Downloaded on 24 March 2019.

Lynch, J. D. and Duellman, W. E. (1997). Frogs of the genus Eleutherodactylus in western Ecuador: Systematics, ecology, and biogeography. University of Kansas Museum of Natural History Special Publication 23: 1-236.


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