Heads up: this taxon concept is inactive. It has been replaced by Latonia nigriventer. View taxonomic changes
Globally critically endangered (CR) (Source: IUCN Red List)

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  • Scientific Names
    • Discoglossus nigriventer
  • English
    • Hula Painted Frog
  • Hebrew
    • עגולשון שחור גרון

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No one's observed a Hula Painted Frog (Discoglossus nigriventer [inactive]) .
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Description from Wikipedia

The Hula painted frog (Latonia nigriventer) is an amphibian and the only living member of the genus Latonia. It was thought to be extinct as a result of habitat destruction during the 1950s until the species was rediscovered in 2011. It is endemic to the Lake Hula marshes in Israel.

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Conservation Summary

    Source: IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature), Conservation International & NatureServe. 2008. Discoglossus nigriventer. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1
    Description: IUCN 2012: IUCN 2008, owned by GAA