Eleutherodactylus thorectes Hedges, 1988

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

Eleutherodactylus thorectes Hedges, 1988, Copeia, 1988: 636. Holotype: UF 64545, by original designation. Type locality: "the crest and peak of Morne Macay, Dépt. du Sud, Haiti (18° 22´ 53 N, 74° 01´ 29 W), 2200-2340 m".

Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) thorectesHedges, 1989, in Woods (ed.), Biogeograph. W. Indies: 322; 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 (Eleutherodactylus) thorectesLynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 233.

Euhyas thorectesFrost, 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

Morne Macay Robber Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 80).

Distribution

Restricted to the highest elevations of the Massif de la Hotte, southwestern Haiti, 1700–2340 m elevation.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) bakeri series according to the original publication. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) abbotti series, Eleutherodactylus abbotti group according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 233. Reviewed by Hedges and Powell, 1998, Cat. Am. Amph. Rept., 667: 1-2. In the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) oxyrhyncus species series, Eleutherodactylus bakeri species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 74, and of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 130. 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: 384. Henderson and Powell, 2009, Nat. Hist. Rept. Amph. W. Indies: 79, summarized the natural history literature.

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