Eleutherodactylus emiliae Dunn, 1926

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

English Names

Emilia's Robber Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 74).

Distribution

Restricted to the closed-canopy forests of the Macizo de Guamuhaya (Sierra del Escambray and Sierra de Banao), Sancti Spiritus and Cienfuegos provinces, Cuba, 350–850 m elevation.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus dimidiatus group according to Schwartz, 1958, Am. Mus. Novit., 1873: 2, and Shreve and Williams, 1963, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 129: 338. Placed in the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) emiliae group by Hedges, 1989, in Woods (ed.), Biogeograph. W. Indies: 324. In the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) ricordii group of Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 223. In the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) dimidiatus species series, Eleutherodactylus dimidiatus species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 66–67, and of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 130. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 335. Díaz and Cádiz, 2008, Guía Taxon. Anf. Cuba: 74-75, provided a brief account, illustration, and map. Henderson and Powell, 2009, Nat. Hist. Rept. Amph. W. Indies: 49, summarized the natural history literature. Rivalta González, Rodríguez Schettino, Mancina, and Iturriaga, 2014, Smithson. Herpetol. Inform. Serv., 145: 18, provided a dot map and localities.

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