Peltophryne lemur

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Peltophryne lemur


Taxonavigation: Anura 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Amphibia
Subclassis: Lissamphibia
Ordo: Anura

Familia: Bufonidae
Genus: Peltophryne
Species: Peltophryne lemur


Peltophryne lemur Cope, 1869

Type locality: "Porto Rico, W[est]. I[ndies].".

Holotype: USNM, not located and presumed lost.



  • Cope, 1869 "1868", Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, 20: 311.
  • Frost, Darrel R. 2014. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. Electronic Database accessible at [1]. American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA. Peltophryne lemur . Accessed on 07 Apr 2008.
  • World Conservation Monitoring Centre IUCN: Peltophryne lemur (Critically Endangered) (as Bufo lemur)

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Puerto Rican Crested Toad