Eleutherodactylus intermedius Barbour and Shreve, 1937

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

Eleutherodactylus intermedius Barbour and Shreve, 1937, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 80: 384. Holotype: MCZ 21965, by original designation. Type locality: "near Cueva del Aura, Turquino Peak, 1500-4000 feet, Oriente [now Santiago de Cuba Province], Cuba".

Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) intermediusHedges, 1989, in Woods (ed.), Biogeograph. W. Indies: 324; Heinicke, Duellman, and Hedges, 2007, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, Suppl. Inform., 104: Table 2.

Euhyas intermediaFrost, 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: 361.

English Names

Pico Turquino Robber Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 76).

Distribution

Sierra Maestra and Sierra del Cobre, provinces of Granma and Santiago de Cuba, eastern Cuba, 450–1970 m elevation.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus dimidiatus group according to Schwartz, 1958, Am. Mus. Novit., 1873: 2; Schwartz, 1964, Breviora, 208: 13. 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: 226. Excluded from the Eleutherodactylus dimidiatus group by Díaz, Cádiz, and Navarro, 2005, Caribb. J. Sci., 41: 315. In the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) planirostris species series, Eleutherodactylus gundlachi species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 79–80, and of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 131. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 348. Díaz and Cádiz, 2008, Guía Taxon. Anf. Cuba: 70–71, provided a brief account, illustration, and map. Henderson and Powell, 2009, Nat. Hist. Rept. Amph. W. Indies: 57, summarized the natural history literature. Rivalta González, Rodríguez Schettino, Mancina, and Iturriaga, 2014, Smithson. Herpetol. Inform. Serv., 145: 23, provided a dot map and localities.

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