Eleutherodactylus patriciae Schwartz, 1965

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

Eleutherodactylus patriciae Schwartz, 1965 "1964", Caribb. J. Sci., 4: 474. Holotype: MCZ 43192, by original designation. Type locality: "9 km north-northeast Valle Nuevo (elevation unknown but in excess of 8000 feet, on the side of Alto Bandera), La Vega Province, República Dominicana".

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) patriciaeHedges, 1989, in Woods (ed.), Biogeograph. W. Indies: 328; Heinicke, Duellman, and Hedges, 2007, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, Suppl. Inform., 104: 10.

English Names

Patricia's Robber Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 78).

Distribution

Highest elevations (2000–3050 m elevation) on the Cordillera Central of the Dominican Republic.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus auriculatus group, according to the original publication and 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: 32. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) martinicensis series, Eleutherodactylus martinicensis group according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 230. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) varians species series, Eleutherodactylus montanus species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 62, and of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 129. 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: 365. Henderson and Powell, 2009, Nat. Hist. Rept. Amph. W. Indies: 69, summarized the natural history literature.

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