Critically endangered and Highly Vulnerable Amphibians and Reptiles (a sample)

 

Species: Atelopus varius (Harlequin frog)

SLU Cat No.: SLU 01353-01355

Tulane Cat No.: TU 17938

Order: Anura

Family: Bufonidae

Country: Costa Rica

Locality: Tribi near San Jose

Specimen count: n=3

Preparation type: wet (EtOH)

Collection date: 1960

Collector: John De Abate

IUCN status: "Critically endangered" -2008.

 

 

 

Species: Lithobates sevosus (dusky gopher frog)

SLU Cat No.: SLU-01748-TC-51

Order: Anura

Family: Ranidae

Country: USA

Locality: Glen's Pond, De Soto National Forest, Harrison County, MS

Specimen count: n=1

Preparation type: skeleton and tissue

Collection date: March 19 2000

Collector: Stephen Richter

Prep: Danielle Wasserman

IUCN status: "Critically endangered" -2004

 

 

Species: Ambystoma dumereli

SLU Cat No.: SLU 01203

Tulane Cat No.: TU 18818

Order: Caudata

Family: Ambystomidae

Country: Mexico

Locality: Lake Patzcuaro, Michoacan Patzcuaro

Specimen count: n=1

Preparation type: wet (EtOH)

Collection date: 07 12 1964

Collector: E.A. Liner, H.A. Dundee

Notes: purchased at a local fish market

IUCN status: "Critically endangered" last assessed 2008

 

 

Species: Ambystoma leorae

SLU Cat No.: SLU 01256-01261

Tulane Cat No.: TU 18238-1824

Order: Caudata

Family: Ambystomidae

Country: Mexico

Locality: El Nogalar, Nuevo Leon

Specimen count: n=6

Preparation type: wet (EtOH)

Collection date: 10 15 1956

Collector: R. Hernandez Corza

Identified by: Original ID by James Anderson 1971, current ID by E.A. Liner 1995.

Notes: TU tag and ledger spelling: "leonarae".

IUCN status: "Critically endangered"-2008. Very limited distribution, perilously close to Mexico City.

 

Species: Bolitoglossa pesrubra

SLU Cat No.: SLU 01242

Tulane Cat No.: TU 19558

Order: Caudata

Family: Plethodontidae

Country: Costa Rica

Locality: Cerro De La Muerte, Cartago Province

Specimen count: n=14

Preparation type: wet (EtOH)

Collection date: 01 00 1961

Collector: R.D. Suttkus

Identified by: B. Crother Feb 10 2014

IUCN status: "Vulnerable" last assessed 2008

 

Species: Pseudoeurycea robertsi

SLU Cat No.: SLU 06046-06047

Tulane Cat No.: TU 19351-19352

Order: Caudata

Family: Plethodontidae

Country: Mexico

Locality: Raices on Nevado de Toluca (Xinantecatl). 11,150 ft.

Specimen count: n=2

Preparation type: wet (EtOH)

Collection date: July 6 1969

Collector: H.A. Dundee

Notes:

IUCN status: "Critically endangered" - 2004

 

 

 

 

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