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Hyloxalus anthracinus Edwards, 1971:155

Anthracite poison frog, South American rocket frog

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Colostethus anthracinus Edwards, 1971

 

Conservation Status

Last record: December 1991 (11 June 1995?)

Rediscovered in June or July 2009

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered

 

Distribution

Ecuador (southern)

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

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References

Original scientific description:

Edwards, S. R. (1971). Taxonomic notes on South American Colostethus with descriptions of two new species. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 1971: 147-162.

 

Other references:

Coloma, L. A. (1995). Ecuadorian frogs of the genus Colostethus (Anura: Dendrobatidae). University of Kansas Natural History Museum Miscellaneous Publication 87: 1-72.

Luis A. Coloma, Santiago Ron, Taran Grant, Manuel Morales. (2004). Hyloxalus anthracinus. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 13 February 2013.

https://www.cordilleratropical.org/en/news/PR_0909_frog_discovery_en.html

 

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