The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Plectrohyla chryses (Adler, 1965)

Golden treefrog

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 2000

Rediscovered in 2010 (Caviedes-Solis et al. 2015)

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered

 

Distribution

Carrizal de Bravos, central-western Guerrero, Mexico

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Caviedes-Solis, I. W., L. F. Vázquez-Vega, I. Solano-Zavaleta, E. Pérez-Ramos, S. M. Rovito, T. J. Devitt, P. Heimes, O. A. Flores-Villela, J. A. Campbell, and A. Nieto Montes de Oca. (2015). Everything is not lost: recent records, rediscoveries, and range extensions of Mexican hylid frogs. Mesoamerican Herpetology 2: 230-241.

Duellman, W.E. 2001. The Hylid Frogs of Middle America. Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, Ithaca, New York, USA.

Faivovich, Julián, Haddad, Célio F. B., Garcia, Paulo C. O., Frost, Darrel R., Campbell, Jonathan A. and Wheeler, Ward C. (2005). Systematic review of the frog family Hylidae, with special reference to Hylinae: Phylogenetic analysis and taxonomic revision. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 294: 1-240, 16 figures, 2 tables, 5 appendices.

Mendelson III, J.R. and Toal III, K.R. 1996. A new species of Hyla (Anura: Hylidae) from the Sierra Madre del Sur of Oaxaca, Mexico, with comments on Hyla chryses and Hyla mykter. Journal of Herpetology: 326-333.

Georgina Santos-Barrera, Luis Canseco-Márquez, Joseph Mendelson III. (2006). Plectrohyla chryses. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T55447A11312970. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2006.RLTS.T55447A11312970.en . Downloaded on 10 October 2015.

 

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