List of amphibians of Costa Rica

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This is a list of amphibians found in Costa Rica. A total of 194 amphibian species have been recorded in Costa Rica, three of which are extinct. This list is derived from the database listing of AmphibiaWeb.[1] Each species is listed by its scientific name, in taxonomic order, followed by the Red Book conservation status - extinct (EX), extinct in the wild (EW), critically endangered (CR), endangered (EN), vulnerable (VU), near threatened (NT), least concern (LC), data deficient (DD) or not evaluated (NE).

Caecilians (Gymnophiona)[edit]

Caeciliidae[edit]

Order: Gymnophiona. Family: Caeciliidae

Salamanders (Caudata)[edit]

Caudata[edit]

Order: Caudata. Family: Plethodontidae

Frogs and toads (Anura)[edit]

Bufonidae[edit]

Order: Anura. Family: Bufonidae

Centrolenidae[edit]

Order: Anura. Family: Centrolenidae

Craugastoridae[edit]

Order: Anura. Family: Craugastoridae

Dendrobatidae[edit]

Order: Anura. Family: Dendrobatidae

Eleutherodactylidae[edit]

Order: Anura. Family: Eleutherodactylidae

Hemiphractidae[edit]

Order: Anura. Family: Hemiphractidae

Hylidae[edit]

Order: Anura. Family: Hylidae

Leptodactylidae[edit]

Order: Anura. Family: Leptodactylidae

Microhylidae[edit]

Order: Anura. Family: Microhylidae

Ranidae[edit]

Order: Anura. Family: Ranidae

Rhinophrynidae[edit]

Order: Anura. Family: Rhinophrynidae

Strabomantidae[edit]

Order: Anura. Family: Strabomantidae

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ AmphibiaWeb 2012

References[edit]

AmphibiaWeb. Information on amphibian biology and conservation. (2012). "List of Amphibians in Costa Rica (database query web application)". Berkeley, California: AmphibiaWeb. Retrieved 2012-04-15.