Eleutherodactylus greyi Dunn, 1926

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

English Names

Grey's Robber Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 75).

Distribution

Rocky closed-canopy forests of central Cuba (provinces of Villa Clara, Cienfuegos, Sancti Spíritus, and possibly Camagüey), 0–820 m elevation.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus ricordii group, according to Schwartz, 1958, Am. Mus. Novit., 1873: 2. Not assignable to species group according to Hedges, 1989, in Woods (ed.), Biogeograph. W. Indies: 325. In the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) ricordii group of Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 225. In the monotypic Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) greyi species series of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 68, 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: 343. Díaz and Cádiz, 2008, Guía Taxon. Anf. Cuba: 98–99, provided a brief account, illustration, and map. Henderson and Powell, 2009, Nat. Hist. Rept. Amph. W. Indies: 53–54, summarized the natural history literature. Rivalta González, Rodríguez Schettino, Mancina, and Iturriaga, 2014, Smithson. Herpetol. Inform. Serv., 145: 18–19, provided a dot map and localities.

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