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Sierra de Omoa Streamside Frog
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General Information
Universe Real Life
Classification Craugastor omoaensis
Species Type Brittle-belly Frogs
Homeworld Earth
Intelligence Non-sapient
Biochemistry Carbon-based lifeform
Discovered 1997
Discoverer McCranie & Wilson
Biological Information
Reproduction Sexual; lays eggs
Lineage Information
Cultural Information
Alignment True Neutral
Sociocultral characteristics
Scientific Taxonomy
Planet Earth
Domain Eukaryota
Kingdom Animalia
Subkingdom Eumetazoa
Infrakingdom Bilateria
Superphylum Deuterostomia
Phylum Chordata
Subphylum Vertebrata
Infraphylum Gnathostomata (Jawed Vertebrates)
Superclass Tetrapoda
Class Amphibia (Amphibians)
Subclass Lissamphibia
Superorder Batrachia
Order Anura (Frogs)
Superfamily Brachycephaloidea
Family Craugastoridae (Fleshbelly Frogs)
Genus Craugastor (Brittle-belly Frogs)
Species omoaensis
Other Information
Status Extinct
First Sighting Before 1974
Last Sighting 1974
Possible Population 0

The Sierra de Omoa Streamside Frog (Craugastor omoaensis) is an extinct species of brittle-belly frog formerly endemic to the subtropical and tropical moist montane forests, rivers, and intermittent rivers of Sierra de Omoa in Honduras, along with 12 other species of amphibians and reptiles indigenous to the region.

ExtinctionEdit

Discovered at an unknown time but first described in 1997, it was never greatly studied with only 24 species studied. It was considered to be last seen in 1974, and in 2004 it was classified as critically endangered despite it having almost completely disappeared since 1996; its disappearance has been attributed to a combination of a fungal Chytridiomycosis infection (a fungal infection caused by both Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis and Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans) to blame as a possible reason, combined with habitat loss. With no sightings since 2004, it was officially declared extinct as of 2019, the same year as another brittle-belly frog, the Corquin Robber Frog.

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