Gastrotheca splendens (Schmidt, 1857:11)

Schmidt's marsupial frog



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Hyla splendens Schmidt, 1857:11


Conservation Status

Last record: 1857

Rediscovered in 1997 (Duellman & De la Riva, 1999)

IUCN RedList status: Endangered





Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Schmidt, O. (1857). Diagnosen neuer Frösche des zoologischen Cabinets zu Krakau. Sitzungsberichte der Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wein [1857]: 10-15.


Other references:

Claudia Cortez, Steffen Reichle, Ignacio De la Riva, Jörn Köhler. 2004. Gastrotheca splendens. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55359A11298645. . Downloaded on 17 October 2015.

Duellman, William E. and De la Riva, Ignacio. (1999). Rediscovery and taxonomic status of Hyla splendens Schmidt, 1857 (Anura: Hylidae). Copeia, 1999(1): 197-199. [Abstract]

Faivovich, J., Haddad, C.F.B., Garcia, P.C.O., Frost, D.R., Campbell, J.A. and Wheeler, W.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.

Scheffers, Brett R., Yong, Ding Li, Harris, J. Berton C., Giam, Xingli and Sodhi, Navjot S. (2011). The world’s rediscovered species: back from the brink? PLoS ONE 6(7): e22531. [Supporting Information (Table S1)]

Schmidt, O. (1858). Deliciae herpetologicae Musei Zoologici Cracoviensis. Denkschriften der mathematisch-naturwissenschaftlichen Classe der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissensc [1858]: 237-258.


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