Eleutherodactylus parabates Schwartz, 1964

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

Eleutherodactylus parabates Schwartz, 1964, Breviora, 208: 9. Holotype: MCZ 43202, by original designation. Type locality: "20 km southwest of Hondo Valle, 5950 feet (1800 meters), Independencia Province, República Dominicana".

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) parabatesHedges, 1989, in Woods (ed.), Biogeograph. W. Indies: 328; Heinicke, Duellman, and Hedges, 2007, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, Suppl. Inform., 104: Table 2.

Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) parabatesLynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 230.

Euhyas parabatesFrost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 297: 361.

English Names

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

Distribution

Dominican Republic along the crest of the Sierra de Neiba near the Haitian border, 1455–1870 m. elevation.

Comment

Related to Eleutherodactylus ventrilineatus (a member of the Eleutherodactylus dimidiatus group) according to the original publication. In the Eleutherodactylus auriculatus section, Eleutherodactylus montanus series, unassigned to species group, according to Hedges, 1989, in Woods (ed.), Biogeograph. W. Indies: 328. In Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) unnassigned to species group by Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 230. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) auriculatus species series, Eleutherodactylus abbotti group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 54, 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: 363. Henderson and Powell, 2009, Nat. Hist. Rept. Amph. W. Indies: 68-69, summarized the natural history literature.

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