The Golden Toad or Monte Verde Toad (Bufo periglenes) lived in handfulls of places in the Monteverde forest located in Costa Rica, a country in Central America. It is classified by the IUCN as extinct. Since 1989, not a single specimen has been seen. This species which had been discovered in the 1960s has only ever been seen in a small region of high-altitude cloud forest only about 10 square km in area. While the cause of its extinction is unknown, it was probably due to a number of reasons (pollution, weather, etc). Download high resolution version (3593x2400, 1410 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Scientific classification or biological classification is how biologists group and categorize extinct and living species of organisms. ... Phyla Porifera (sponges) Ctenophora (comb jellies) Cnidaria (coral, jellyfish, anemones) Placozoa (trichoplax) Subregnum Bilateria (bilateral symmetry) Acoelomorpha (basal) Orthonectida (parasitic to flatworms, echinoderms, etc. ... Typical Classes Subphylum Urochordata - Tunicatas Ascidiacea Thaliacea Larvacea Subphylum Cephalochordata - Lancelets Subphylum Myxini - Hagfishes Subphylum Vertebrata - Vertebrates Petromyzontida - Lampreys Placodermi (extinct) Chondrichthyes - Cartilaginous fishes Acanthodii (extinct) Actinopterygii - Ray-finned fishes Actinistia - Coelacanths Dipnoi - Lungfishes Amphibia - Amphibians Reptilia - Reptiles Aves - Birds Mammalia - Mammals Chordates (phylum Chordata) include the vertebrates, together with... For other uses, see Amphibian (disambiguation). ... Suborders Archaeobatrachia Mesobatrachia Neobatrachia The Anura is the order of animals in the class Amphibia that includes frogs and toads. ... For other uses, see Toad (disambiguation). ... Species See text. ... In biology, binomial nomenclature is the formal method of naming species. ... Map of Central America Central America is the subcontinent of America between North America and South America, beginning south of the Gulf of Mexico (the exact location is defined variously) and ending at the border between Panama and Colombia. ... The World Conservation Union or International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) is an international organization dedicated to natural resource conservation. ... // Prepleistocene extinctions A large number of historical orders are extinct, for example dinosaurs, pterosaurs and ammonites. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...
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