Globally critically endangered (CR) (Source: IUCN Red List)


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    • Peltophryne lemur
    • Bufo lemur
  • English
    • Puerto Rican Crested Toad
    • Ridge-headed Toad
  • Spanish
    • Sapo Concho

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Puerto Rican Crested Toad Peltophryne lemur




August 3, 1985


This toad was photographed in captivity in northeast Texas.

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Description from Wikipedia

The Puerto Rican crested toad or simply Puerto Rican toad (Bufo lemur) is a species of toad found only in Puerto Rico. It is the only species of toad native to Puerto Rico. The species formerly occurred in Virgin Gorda. It is listed as a threatened by the US Fish and Wildlife Service due to habitat loss and introduced species. The IUCN has the species listed as critically endangered, although this classification is in question as...


Conservation Summary

    Source: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. . Downloaded on 10 November 2011.