Eleutherodactylus luteolus (Gosse, 1851)

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

English Names

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

Little Yellow Tree-frog (Gosse, 1851, A Naturalist’s Sojourn in Jamaica: 366).

Distribution

Closed canopy forest of western Jamaica, sea level to 680 m elevation.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus gossei group according to Goin, 1954, Ann. Carnegie Mus., 33: 186, and Crombie, 1977, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 90: 194-204. In the less inclusive Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) luteolus series, Eleutherodactylus luteolus group of Hedges, 1989, in Woods (ed.), Biogeograph. W. Indies: 321. See account by Schwartz and Fowler, 1973, Stud. Fauna Curaçao and other Caribb. Is., 43: 122. In the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) luteolus group of Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 227. In the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) luteolus species series, Eleutherodactylus luteolus species group, Eleutherodactylus luteolus species subgroup of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 72. In the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) luteolus species series, Eleutherodactylus luteolus species group of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 130. 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: 356. Henderson and Powell, 2009, Nat. Hist. Rept. Amph. W. Indies: 63-64, summarized the natural history literature.

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