Peltophryne fluviatica (Schwartz, 1972)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Bufonidae > Genus: Peltophryne > Species: Peltophryne fluviatica

Bufo fluviaticus Schwartz, 1972, J. Herpetol., 6: 226. Holotype: CM 54074, by original designation. Type locality: "1.8 mi. (2.9 km) W Los Quemados, Santiago Rodríguez Province, República Dominicana".

Peltophryne fluviaticaPregill, 1981, Copeia, 1981: 273. Frost, 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: 365.

Bufo fluviaticusHedges, 1996, in Powell and Henderson (eds.), Contr. W. Indian Herpetol.: 100, by implication; Pramuk, 2000, J. Herpetol., 34: 334.

English Names

Dominican Caribbean Toad (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 45).

Hispaniolan Crestless Toad (Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 183).

Distribution

Northwestern Dominican Republic in the Cibao Valley, elevations of 150 to 175 m, 

Comment

See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Bufo fluviaticus) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 183. Henderson and Powell, 2009, Nat. Hist. Rept. Amph. W. Indies: 27, summarized the natural history literature (as Bufo fluviaticus).

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