Ecnomiohyla rabborum Mendelson, Savage, Griffith, Ross, Kubicki & Gagliardo, 2008

Rabb’s fringe-limbed treefrog



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 26 September 2016

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered





Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Mendelson III, J.R., Savage, J.M., Griffith, E., Ross, H., Kubicki, B. and Gagliardo, R. (2008). Spectacular new gliding species of Ecnomiohyla (Anura: Hylidae) from Central Panama. Journal of Herpetology 42(4): 750-759.


Other references:

AmphibiaWeb: Information on amphibian biology and conservation. [web application]. 2011. Berkeley, California: AmphibiaWeb. Available: (Accessed: Apr 25, 2011).

Anonymous. (2015). [photograph and description of Ecnomiohyla rabborum]. Amphibian & Reptile Conservation 9(2): 1.

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, J. R. (2011). Shifted baselines, forensic taxonomy, and Rabbs’ fringe-limbed treefrog: The changing role of biologists in an era of amphibian declines and extinctions. Herpetological Review 42: 21-25.

Mendelson, J. R. & Angulo, A. (2009). Ecnomiohyla rabborum. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. ( Downloaded on 15 February 2013.


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