Eleutherodactylus hedricki Rivero, 1963

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

Eleutherodactylus hedricki Rivero, 1963, Breviora, 185: 2. Holotype: MCZ 36903, by original designation. Type locality: "El Verde, west flank of El Yunque, [Bosque Experimental de Luquillo,] Puerto Rico, 1500 feet".

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) hedrickiHedges, 1989, in Woods (ed.), Biogeograph. W. Indies: 327; Heinicke, Duellman, and Hedges, 2007, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, Suppl. Inform., 104: 9.

English Names

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

Distribution

Patchy distribution in the interior uplands of Puerto Rico, 455–1152 m elevation.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus auriculatus group, according to Schwartz, 1969, Stud. Fauna Curaçao and other Caribb. Is., 30: 99-115. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) auriculatus section, Eleutherodactylus martinicensis series, unassigned to species group, according to Hedges, 1989, in Woods (ed.), Biogeograph. W. Indies: 327. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) martinicensis series, Eleutherodactylus martinicensis group of Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 225. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) martinicensis species series, Eleutherodactylus antillensis species group, Eleutherodactylus antillensis species subgroup of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 57. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) antillensis species series, Eleutherodactylus antillensis species group of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 129. 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: 345. Henderson and Powell, 2009, Nat. Hist. Rept. Amph. W. Indies: 55-56, summarized the natural history literature.

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