Eleutherodactylus zugi Schwartz, 1958

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

English Names

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

Distribution

Sierra del Rosario, Sierra de Camarones, and Pan de Matanza, in Pinar del Río and Artemisa provinces, Cuba, 155–390 m elevation.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus ricordii group according to the original publication. Two subspecies recognized by Schwartz, 1960, Sci. Publ. Reading Public Mus. Art Gallery, 11: 33–37. Not assignable to species group according to Hedges, 1989, in Woods (ed.), Biogeograph. W. Indies: 325. In the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) ricordii group according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 234. In the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) zugi species series of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 84, and of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 131. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 392. Díaz and Cádiz, 2008, Guía Taxon. Anf. Cuba: 80–81, provided a brief account, illustration, and map, in the sense of including Eleutherodactylus erythroproctus as a subspecies. Henderson and Powell, 2009, Nat. Hist. Rept. Amph. W. Indies: 83, summarized the natural history literature. Rivalta González, Rodríguez Schettino, Mancina, and Iturriaga, 2014, Smithson. Herpetol. Inform. Serv., 145: 32–33, provided a dot map and localities.

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