Strabomantis necerus (Lynch, 1975)

Mindo robber frog



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Eleutherodactylus necerus Lynch, 1975 (protonym); Craugastor necerus (Lynch, 1975)


Conservation Status


Last record: 1995 (IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group, 2019)

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Colombia & Ecuador


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Lynch, J. D. (1975). A review of the broad-headed Eleutherodactylinae frogs of South America (Leptodactylidae). Occasional Papers of the Museum of Natural History of the University of Kansas 37: 1-46.


Other references:

Arteaga-Navarro, A., Bustamante, L. and Guayasamin, J. M. (2013). The Amphibians and Reptiles of Mindo. Universidad Tecnológica Indoamérica, Quito.

IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group. (2019). Strabomantis necerus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2019: e.T56785A85867399. Downloaded on 24 March 2019.

Lynch, J. D. and Duellman, W. E. (1997). Frogs of the genus Eleutherodactylus in western Ecuador: Systematics, ecology, and biogeography. University of Kansas Museum of Natural History Special Publication 23: 1-236.


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