Gunther's robber frog

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Gunther's robber frog
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Craugastoridae
Genus: Craugastor
Species: C. omiltemanus
Binomial name
Craugastor omiltemanus
(Günther, 1900)
Synonyms

Syrrhaphus omiltemanus Günther, 1900
Eleutherodactylus omiltemanus (Günther, 1900)
Hylodes calcitrans Günther, 1900
Eleutherodactylus calcitrans (Günther, 1900)

Gunther's robber frog, Günther's robber frog, or Guerreran robber frog (Craugastor omiltemanus, in Spanish rana-ladrona de Omilteme) is a species of frog in the family Craugastoridae. It is endemic to the Sierra Madre del Sur in the Guerrero state, Mexico.[2] Its natural habitats are pine, oak, and pine-oak forests with plenty of leaf-litter on the ground. It is a relatively common species but declining and threatened by habitat loss and disturbance.[1]

Conservation[edit]

In Mexico, the frog has been protected under the Mexican law. The Gunther's Robber Frog is need of conservation protection of their habitat and is being looked over at the State Omiltemi Park.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Santos-Barrera, G. & Flores-Villela, O. (2004). "Craugastor omiltemanus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 2 July 2015. 
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2015). "Craugastor omiltemanus (Günther, 1900)". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 2 July 2015. 
  3. ^ "Craugastor Omiltemanus (Gunther's Robber Frog)". International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resource. Retrieved 21 Nov 2016.