Virgin Islands Robber Frog   FROG
Scientific Name:
Eleutherodactylus lentus
Other Names and/or Listed subspecies:
Yellow Mottled Coqui
Group:
Amphibians
Status/Date Listed as Endangered:
EN-IUCN: 2004
Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
Virgin Islands

Facts Summary:
The Virgin Islands Robber Frog (Eleutherodactylus lentus) is a species of concern belonging in the species group "amphibians" and found in the following area(s): Virgin Islands. This species is also known by the following name(s): Yellow Mottled Coqui.


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