Eleutherodactylus saxatilis (Webb, 1962)

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

Tomodactylus saxatilis Webb, 1962, Univ. Kansas Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist., 15: 177. Holotype: KU 63326, by original designation. Type locality: "eight miles west of El Palmito, Sinaloa, approximately 6100 feet", Mexico.

Eleutherodactylus (Syrrhophus) saxatilisHedges, 1989, in Woods (ed.), Biogeograph. W. Indies: 318–319; Heinicke, Duellman, and Hedges, 2007, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, Suppl. Inform., 104: Table 2.

Syrrhophus saxatilisFrost, 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: 362.

English Names

Marbled Robber Frog (Liner, 1994, Herpetol. Circ., 23: 21; Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 79).

Marbled Peeping Frog (Liner and Casas-Andreu, 2008, Herpetol. Circ., 38: 25).

Distribution

Mixed boreal-tropical habitat in mountains of southern Sinaloa and adjacent Durango, Mexico, ca. 1830 m elevation.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus (Syrrhophus) nitidus group, according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 232. In the Eleutherodactylus (Syrrhophus) longipes species series, Eleutherodactylus modestus species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 91–92, and of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 132.  See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 378.

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