Eleutherodactylus richmondi Stejneger, 1904

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

Eleutherodactylus richmondi Stejneger, 1904, Annu. Rep. U.S. Natl. Mus. for 1902: 593. Holotype: USNM 26884, by original designation. Type locality: "Catalina plantation, about 890 feet altitude", eastern slope of El Yunque, Bosque Experimental de Luquillo, Puerto Rico.

Hylodes richmondiNieden, 1923, Das Tierreich, 46: 419.

Eleutherodactylus richmondiSchmidt, 1928, New York Acad. Sci. Scient. Surv., 10: 62.

Eleutherodactylus lentus richmondiBarbour, 1937, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 82: 99.

Eleutherodactylus richmondiSchwartz, 1976, Bull. Florida State Mus., Biol. Sci., 21: 1-46.

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) richmondiHedges, 1989, in Woods (ed.), Biogeograph. W. Indies: 327; Heinicke, Duellman, and Hedges, 2007, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 104: 10094; Heinicke, Duellman, and Hedges, 2007, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, Suppl. Inform., 104: Table 2.

Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) richmondiLynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 231.

Euhyas richmondiFrost, 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

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

Distribution

Puerto Rico; known from scattered, principally interior localities over most of island, 40–1152 m elevation.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus ricordii group, according to Schwartz, 1976, Bull. Florida State Mus., Biol. Sci., 21: 1-46. In the Eleutherodactylus auriculatus section, Eleutherodactylus martinicensis series, unassigned to species group, according to Hedges, 1989, in Woods (ed.), Biogeograph. W. Indies: 327. In the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) ricordii group according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 231. 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: 374. Henderson and Powell, 2009, Nat. Hist. Rept. Amph. W. Indies: 73-74, summarized the natural history literature. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) richmondi species series of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 129.

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