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Gastrotheca gracilis Laurent, 1969

La Banderita marsupial frog

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last Record: 1995 (Lavilla, 2004)

Rediscovered in February 2011 (Akmentins et al. 2012:24)

IUCN RedList status: Vulnerable

 

Distribution

Argentina

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Laurent, R. F. (1969). Una segunda especie del género Gastrotheca Fitzinger en Argentina. Acta Zoologica Lilloana [1969]: 145-148.

 

Other references:

Akmentins, Mauricio S. et al. (2011). Using sighting records to infer extinction in three endemic Argentinean marsupial frogs. Animal Conservation 15: 142-151.

Akmentins, Mauricio S. et al. (2012). Rediscovery of the endemic marsupial frog Gastrotheca gracilis and conservation status of the genus Gastrotheca in NW Argentina. FrogLog 100: 24-25.

Akmentins, Mauricio Sebastián and Boullhesen, Martín. (2020). Action Plan for La Banderita Marsupial Frog (Gastrotheca gracilis). Amphibian Ark.

M. S. Akmentins, et. al. Cuad. herp. 28, 147–152 (2014).

M. S Akmentins, et. al. FrogLog. 110, 56–59 (2014).

Mauricio S. Akmentins, Laura C. Pereyra, Martín Boullhesen and Marcos Vaira. (2019). #10YearsChallenge: A Decade Working Towards Conservation of the Argentinean Marsupial Frogs. FrogLog 121: 10-11.

Esteban Lavilla. (2004). Gastrotheca gracilis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 10 January 2015.

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