The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Craugastor milesi Schmidt, 1933

Montane streamside frog, Miles’ robber frog

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Eleutherodactylus milesi Schmidt, 1933

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1992

Rediscovered in 2008 or 2009

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered

 

Distribution

Honduras

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Schmidt, K. P. (1933). New reptiles and amphibians from Honduras. Zoological Series of Field Museum of Natural History [1933]: 15-22.

 

Other references:

Kolby, Jonathan E. and McCranie, J. R. (2009). The discovery of a surviving population of the Montane Streamside Frog Craugastor milesi (Schmidt). Herpetological Review 40(3): 282-283.

Kolby, Jonathan E. and McCranie, J. R. (2009). Discovery of a surviving population of the montane streamside frog Craugastor milesi (Schmidt). Herpetological Review 40(4): 444.

McCranie, J. R. and Wilson, L. D. (1997). A review of the Eleutherodactylus milesi-like frogs (Anura, Leptodactylidae) from Honduras with the description of four new species. Alytes 1997: 147-174.

Wilson, Larry David and McCranie, James R. (2003). Herpetofaunal Indicator Species as Measures of Environmental Stability in Honduras. Carribean Journal of Science 39(1): 50-67.

Wilson, Larry David and McCranie, James R. (2004). The conservation status of the herpetofauna of Honduras. Amphib Reptile Conserv. 3(1): 6-33.

https://newswatch.nationalgeographic.com/2013/08/30/missing-frog-resurfaces-in-honduras-freshwater-species-of-the-week/ [second specimen found since initial rediscovery]

 

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