Eleutherodactylus casparii Dunn, 1926

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Brachycephaloidea > Family: Eleutherodactylidae > Subfamily: Eleutherodactylinae > Genus: Eleutherodactylus > Species: Eleutherodactylus casparii

Eleutherodactylus casparii Dunn, 1926, Occas. Pap. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist., 5: 215. Holotype: MCZ 11130, by original designation. Type locality: "Mina Carlota", near Cienfuegos, Las Villas [now Cienfuegos] Province, Cuba.

Eleutherodactylus ricordii caspariiGoin, 1955, Am. Mus. Novit., 1708: 1.

Eleutherodactylus planirostris caspariiSchwartz, 1965, Stud. Fauna Curaçao and other Caribb. Is., 22: 100.

Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) caspariiLynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 222; Estrada and Hedges, 1997, Caribb. J. Sci., 33: 227-232; without discussion; Heinicke, Duellman, and Hedges, 2007, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, Suppl. Inform., 104: Table 2.

Euhyas caspariiFrost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 297: 361.

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Mesic forests of the Sierra de Trinidad, Sanctispiritus and Cienfuegos Provinces, Cuba, 300–830 m elevation.

Comment

See comment under Eleutherodactylus planirostris. In the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) planirostris species series, Eleutherodactylus planirostris species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 81, and of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 131. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 326. Díaz and Cádiz, 2008, Guía Taxon. Anf. Cuba: 84–85, provided a brief account, illustration, and map. Henderson and Powell, 2009, Nat. Hist. Rept. Amph. W. Indies: 41, summarized the natural history literature. Rivalta González, Rodríguez Schettino, Mancina, and Iturriaga, 2014, Smithson. Herpetol. Inform. Serv., 145: 30, provided a dot map and localities.

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