Eleutherodactylus manantlanensis Grünwald, Reyes-Velasco, Franz-Chávez, Morales-Flores, Ahumada-Carrillo, Jones, and Boissinot, 2018

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

Eleutherodactylus (Syrrhophus) manantlanensis Grünwald, Reyes-Velasco, Franz-Chávez, Morales-Flores, Ahumada-Carrillo, Jones, and Boissinot, 2018, Mesoam. Herpetol., 5: 35. Holotype: MZFC 33295, by original designation. Type locality: "13 km NE of Colima–Minatitlán highway on the road to El Terrero, Municipio de Minatitlán (19.43502°, -103.95984°, datum WGS 84; elev. 2,127 masl), Colima, Mexico". urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:3EDC9AB7-94EE-4EAC-89B4-19F5218A593A

English Names

Sierra Manatlán Trilling Frog (Grünwald, Reyes-Velasco, Franz-Chávez, Morales-Flores, Ahumada-Carrillo, Jones, and Boissinot, 2018, Mesoam. Herpetol., 5: 73). 

Distribution

Known only from the immediate vicinity of its type locality (in the Municipio de Minatitlán, Colima, Mexico) and might be endemic to the higher portions of the limestone mountain known as Cerro Grande, which forms the eastern third of what collectively is referred to as the Sierra Manantlán, a Sierra Madre del Sur outlier mountain range that stretches across southwestern Jalisco and northern Colima. 

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus (Syrrhophus) nitidus series. Eleutherodactylus modestus species group, according to Grünwald, Reyes-Velasco, Franz-Chávez, Morales-Flores, Ahumada-Carrillo, Jones, and Boissinot, 2018, Mesoam. Herpetol., 5: 8–83, who discussed the range, call, comparative morphology, and molecular phylogenetics of this species. 

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