Cranopsis melanochlorus

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Bufo melanochlorus
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Bufonidae
Genus: Bufo
Species: B. melanochlorus
Binomial name
Bufo melanochlorus
Cope, 1877
Bufo melanchlorus distribution.svg
Synonyms

Cranopsis melanochlorus, Ollotis melanochlorus

Cranopsis melanochlorus is one of several former names for Bufo melanochlorus, a species of toad in the Bufonidae family. It is endemic to Costa Rica. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, and rivers. It is threatened by habitat loss.

References[edit]

  • Bolaños, F. & Chaves, G. 2004. Bufo melanochlorus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 21 July 2007.
  • Frost, D. R.; Grant, T.; Faivovich, J. N.; Bain, R. H.; Haas, A.; Haddad, C. L. F. B.; De Sá, R. O.; Channing, A.; Wilkinson, M.; Donnellan, S. C.; Raxworthy, C. J.; Campbell, J. A.; Blotto, B. L.; Moler, P.; Drewes, R. C.; Nussbaum, R. A.; Lynch, J. D.; Green, D. M.; Wheeler, W. C. (2006). "The Amphibian Tree of Life". Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 297: 1–291. doi:10.1206/0003-0090(2006)297[0001:TATOL]2.0.CO;2. hdl:2246/5781.  edit
  • Pauly, G. B., D. M. Hillis, and D. C, Cannatella. (2004) The history of a Nearctic colonization: Molecular phylogenetics and biogeography of the Nearctic toads (Bufo). Evolution 58: 2517–2535.