Taxon profile


Israel Painted Frog
Latonia nigriventer (Mendelssohn and Steinitz, 1943)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Amphibia - amphibians »  order Anura »  family Alytidae »  genus Latonia

Scientific synonyms

Discoglossus nigriventer Mendelssohn & Steinitz, 1943

Other names

= Hula Painted Frog
= Palestinian Painted Frog

Critically Endangered CR

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Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [6715]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Latonia nigriventer (Mendelssohn & Steinitz, 1943)]
Data retrieved on: 2 August 2018
EN Frost D. R.: Amphibian Species of the World [], American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA [as Discoglossus nigriventer Mendelssohn and Steinitz, 1943]
Data retrieved on: 22 January 2011
CZ Moravec J. (2001): České názvy živočichů IV. Obojživelníci (Amphibia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 148 pp. [as Discoglossus nigriventer Mendelssohn et Steinitz, 1943]
EN Biton, R., E. Geffen, M. Vences, O. Cohen, S. Bailon, R. Rabinovich, Y. Malka, T. Oron, R. Boistel, V. Brumfeld, and S. Gafny (2013): The rediscovered Hula painted frog is a living fossil, Nature Communications 2959(4: 1959): 1–6 [as Latonia nigriventer (Mendelssohn and Steinitz, 1943)]

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