Craugastor escoces Savage, 1975:280

Heredia robber frog, Red-bellied frog

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Eleutherodactylus escoces Savage, 1975:280

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1986

Rediscovered on 19 September 2016

IUCN RedList status: Extinct

 

Distribution

Costa Rica

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Bolaños, F. and Chaves, G. (2004). Craugastor escoces. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 14 February 2013.

Crawford, A. J. and Smith, E. N. (2005). Cenozoic biogeography and evolution in direct-developing frogs of Central America (Leptodactylidae: Eleutherodactylus) as inferred from a phylogenetic analysis of nuclear and mitochondrial genes. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 25: 536-555.

Jiménez, Randall and Alvarado, Gilbert. (2017). Craugastor escoces (Anura: Craugastoridae) reappears after 30 years: rediscovery of an “extinct” Neotropical frog. Amphibia-Reptilia 38(2): 257-259. [Abstract]

https://news.co.cr/university-costa-rica-scientists-locate-frog-believed-extinct/61826/

https://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/robber-frog-believed-extinct-reappears-in-costa-rica-117060700398_1.html

https://allindiaroundup.com/science/heredia-robber-frog-frog-not-sighted-in-30-years-costa-rica-robber-frog/

 

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