Eleutherodactylus nietoi 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 nietoi

Eleutherodactylus (Syrrhophus) nietoi Grünwald, Reyes-Velasco, Franz-Chávez, Morales-Flores, Ahumada-Carrillo, Jones, and Boissinot, 2018, Mesoam. Herpetol., 5: 40. Holotype: MZFC 33336, by original designation. Type locality: "18 km NNE of Aquila on the road to Coalcomán de Vázquez-Pallares, Municipio de Chinicuila (18.66666°, -103.42814°; datum WGS 84; elev. 1,130 masl), Michoacán, Mexico". urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:3EDC9AB7-94EE-4EAC-89B4-19F5218A593A

English Names

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

Distribution

On the windward slopes of the Sierra Coalcomán in western Michoacán, Mexico, at evations of 1130 to 1530 m in tropical deciduous forest–oak woodland ecotone, pine-oak woodland, and humid pine-oak forest. 

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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