Eleutherodactylus leberi Schwartz, 1965

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

Eleutherodactylus leberi Schwartz, 1965, Herpetologica, 21: 27. Holotype: AMNH 71968, by original designation. Type locality: "14.6 mi. WSW of Maffo, Oriente [now Santiago de Cuba] Province, Cuba"

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) leberiHedges, 1989, in Woods (ed.), Biogeograph. W. Indies: 329; Heinicke, Duellman, and Hedges, 2007, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 104: 10094; Heinicke, Duellman, and Hedges, 2007, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, Suppl. Inform., 104: Table 2.

English Names

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

Distribution

Region of the type locality in the northern foothills of the Sierra Maestra and Los Hondones, north of Guantánamo, Guantánamo and Santiago de Cuba provinces, Cuba, 300–465 m elevation.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus auriculatus group, according to the original publication. In the Eleutherodactylus auriculatus section, unassigned to series or species group, according to Hedges, 1989, in Woods (ed.), Biogeograph. W. Indies: 329. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) martinicensis series, Eleutherodactylus martinicensis group of Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 227. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) varians species series, Eleutherodactylus varians species group, Eleutherodactylus leberi species subgroup of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 62–63, and 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: 353. Díaz and Cádiz, 2008, Guía Taxon. Anf. Cuba: 119–120, provided a brief account, illustration, and map. Henderson and Powell, 2009, Nat. Hist. Rept. Amph. W. Indies: 62, summarized the natural history literature. Rivalta González, Rodríguez Schettino, Mancina, and Iturriaga, 2014, Smithson. Herpetol. Inform. Serv., 145: 16, provided a dot map and localities.

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