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“Prostherapis” dunni Rivero

Dunn’s Rocket Frog (“Prostherapis” dunni)

Dunn’s Rocket Frog was described in 1961; it is known from two localities on the southern slopes of Cerro El Ávila in the central part of the Cordillera de la Costa of Venezuela.

The species has not been recorded since 1977 and is feared to be extinct.


The genus name is written in quotation marks because the assignment of this species to this genus is questioned.


edited: 24.08.2022