Eleutherodactylus minutus Noble, 1923

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

English Names

Tiny Robber Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 77).

Distribution

Hispaniola; Cordillera Central of the Dominican Republic, 879–2300 m elevation.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus auriculatus group, according to Schwartz, 1969, Stud. Fauna Curaçao and other Caribb. Is., 30: 101. In the Eleutherodactylus auriculatus section, Eleutherodactylus montanus series, unassigned to species group, according to Hedges, 1989, in Woods (ed.), Biogeograph. W. Indies: 318. In Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas), unassigned to species group according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 228. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) auriculatus species series, Eleutherodactylus minutus group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 56, and of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 129. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 358. Henderson and Powell, 2009, Nat. Hist. Rept. Amph. W. Indies: 66, summarized the natural history literature.

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