Eleutherodactylus dennisi (Lynch, 1970)

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

English Names

Dennis' Chirping Frog (Liner, 1994, Herpetol. Circ., 23: 19; Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 74; Liner and Casas-Andreu, 2008, Herpetol. Circ., 38: 24).

Distribution

Limestone cave areas in the municipalities of El Mante, Gomez Faris, and Antiguo Morelos in southern Tamaulipas, Mexico, likely also to occur in the Sierra Cucharas in adjacent San Luis Potosí, Mexico. 

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus (Syrrophus) longipes group, Eleutherodactylus longipes series of Hedges, 1989, in Woods (ed.), Biogeograph. W. Indies: 318-319. In the Eleutherodactylus (Syrrhophus) longipes group of Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 223. In the Eleutherodactylus (Syrrhophus) longipes species series, Eleutherodactylus longipes species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 90, and of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 131. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 332. Lemos-Espinal and Dixon, 2013, Amphibians and Reptiles of San Luis Potosí: 46, provided an account for San Luis Potosí, Mexico. Farr, Lazcano, and Lavín-Murcio, 2013, Herpetol. Rev., 44: 633-634, discussed the range and suggested that it may be a junior synonym of Eleutherodactylus longipes.  

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