The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Peltophryne lemur Cope, 1869 "1868"

Lowland Caribbean toad, Puerto Rican crested toad

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1930 or 1931

Rediscovered in 1966

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered

 

Distribution

Puerto Rico

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Ariadne Angulo. (2010). Peltophryne lemur. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 29 January 2015.

Perry, G., and Gerber, G.P. 2006. Conservation of amphibians and reptiles in the British Virgin Islands: Status and patterns. Applied Herpetology: 237-256.

Platenberg, R.J., and Boulon Jr., R.H. 2006. Conservation status of reptiles and amphibians in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Applied Herpetology: 215-235.

https://www.nationalgeographic.com.au/animals/watch-4000-endangered-toads-fly-commercial-for-release-into-wild.aspx

 

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