Eleutherodactylus paulsoni Schwartz, 1964

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

English Names

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

Distribution

The Tiburon Peninsula of southwestern Haiti at elevations of sea level to 750 m.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus ricordii group, according to the original publication. Placed in the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) pictissimus series (not to species group) by Hedges, 1989, in Woods (ed.), Biogeograph. W. Indies: 324. In the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) ricordii group according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 230. In the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) oxyrhyncus species series, monotypic Eleutherodactylus paulsoni species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 77, and of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 130. See 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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