List of amphibians of Panama

This is a list of amphibians found in Panama. 205 amphibian species have been registered in Panama, which are grouped in 3 orders: Caecilians (Gymnophiona), Salamanders (Caudata) and Frogs and Toads (Anura). This list is derived from the database listing of AmphibiaWeb.[1] 25 species are critically endangered(CR), 16 species are endangered (EN) and 6 species are vulnerable (VU).

The following tags are used to highlight specific species' conservation status as assessed by the IUCN:

EX Extinct No reasonable doubt that the last individual has died.
EW Extinct in the wild Known only to survive in captivity or as a naturalized populations well outside its previous range.
CR Critically Endangered The species is in imminent risk of extinction in the wild.
EN Endangered The species is facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild.
VU Vulnerable The species is facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.
NT Near Threatened The species does not meet any of the criteria that would categorise it as risking extinction but it is likely to do so in the future.
LC Least Concern There are no current identifiable risks to the species.
DD Data Deficient There is inadequate information to make an assessment of the risks to this species.

Caecilians (Gymnophiona)


Order: Gymnophiona. Family: Caeciliidae

Salamanders (Caudata)


Order: Caudata. Family: Plethodontidae

Toads and frogs (Anura)


Order: Anura. Family: Bufonidae


Order: Anura. Family: Centrolenidae


Order: Anura. Family: Craugastoridae


Order: Anura. Family: Dendrobatidae


Order: Gymniophiona. Family: Dermophiidae


Order: Anura. Family: Eleutherodactylidae


Order: Anura. Family: Hemiphractidae


Order: Anura. Family: Hylidae


Order: Anura. Family: Leptodactylidae


Order: Anura. Family: Microhylidae


Order: Anura. Family: Pipidae


Order: Anura. Family: Ranidae


Order: Anura. Family: Strabomantidae


  1. AmphibiaWeb 2012


AmphibiaWeb. Information on amphibian biology and conservation. (2012). "List of Amphibians in Panama (database query web application)". Berkeley, California: AmphibiaWeb. Retrieved 2012-04-29. 
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