The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Cardioglossa cyaneospila Laurent, 1950

Bururi long-fingered frog

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1952

Rediscovered in 2011

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient

 

Distribution

Burundi, DR Congo and Rwanda

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Laurent, R. F. (1950). Diagnoses preliminaires de treize batraciens nouveaux d'Afrique centrale. Revue de Zoologie et Botanie Africaine 1950: 1-18.

 

Other references:

Anonymous. (6 July, 2016). Africa Geographic team finds new location for previously ‘extinct’ frog species. Blog post at Africa Geographic, available from: https://africageographic.com/blog/africa-geographic-team-finds-new-location-for-previously-extinct-frog-species/

Arne Schiøtz, Robert Drewes. (2004). Cardioglossa cyaneospila. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 12 May 2014.

Blackburn, David C. et al. (2016). The distribution of the Bururi Long-fingered Frog (Cardioglossa cyaneospila, family Arthroleptidae), a poorly known Albertine Rift endemic. Zootaxa 4170(2): 355-364.

Laurent, R. F. (1956). Esquisse d'une faune herpetologique du Ruanda-Urundi. Nat. Belg. 1956: 280-287.

https://www.upi.com/Science_News/2012/03/27/Frog-thought-extinct-found-in-Africa/UPI-44141332899134/

 

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