Eleutherodactylus grandis (Dixon, 1957)

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

Tomodactylus grandis Dixon, 1957, Texas J. Sci., 9: 403. Holotype: TCWC 12628, by original designation. Type locality: "San Pedro (2 miles south Tlalpam), 7,800 feet, Distrito Federal, México".

Eleutherodactylus (Syrrhophus) grandisHedges, 1989, in Woods (ed.), Biogeograph. W. Indies: 318–319; Heinicke, Duellman, and Hedges, 2007, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, Suppl. Inform., 104: Table 2.

Syrrhophus grandisFrost, 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: 362.

English Names

Great Peeping Frog (Liner, 1994, Herpetol. Circ., 23: 19; Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 75; Liner and Casas-Andreu, 2008, Herpetol. Circ., 38: 24).

Distribution

Vicinity of the type locality (San Pedro) in the lava fields of Volcán Xitle, southern Mexico City, D.F., Mexico.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus (Syrrhophus) nitidus series according to Hedges, 1989, in Woods (ed.), Biogeograph. W. Indies: 318-319. In the Eleutherodactylus (Syrrhophus) nitidus group of Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 225. In the Eleutherodactylus (Syrrhophus) longipes species series, Eleutherodactylus modestus species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 91–92, and of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 132. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 343.

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