The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Gastrotheca angustifrons (Boulenger, 1898)

Pacific marsupial frog

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Nototrema angustifrons Boulenger, 1898

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1990's (IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2019)

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)

 

 

Distribution

Colombia & Ecuador

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Boulenger, G. A. (1898). An account of the reptiles and batrachians collected by Mr. W.F.H. Rosenberg in western Ecuador. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London: 107-126, 129.

 

Other references:

Duellman, W.E. and Trueb, L. 2015. Marsupial Frogs: Gastrotheca and Allied Genera. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, Maryland.

Faivovich, J., Haddad, C.F.B., Garcia, P.C.O., Frost, D.R., Campbell, J.A. and Wheeler, W.C. 2005. Systematic review of the frog family Hylidae, with special reference to Hylinae: Phylogenetic analysis and taxonomic revision. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 294: 1-240.

IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group. (2019). Gastrotheca angustifrons. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2019: e.T55322A85896740. Downloaded on 24 March 2019.

 

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