Eleutherodactylus abbotti Cochran, 1923

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

Eleutherodactylus abbotti Cochran, 1923, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 36: 93. Holotype: USNM 65055, by original designation. Type locality: "Laguna, Samaná Peninsula, [Samaná Province,] Dominican Republic.

Eleutherodactylus abbotti abbottiShreve and Williams, 1963, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 129: 320.

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) abbottiHedges, 1989, in Woods (ed.), Biogeograph. W. Indies: 328; Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 219; Heinicke, Duellman, and Hedges, 2007, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 104: 10093; Heinicke, Duellman, and Hedges, 2007, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, Suppl. Inform., 104: Table 2.

English Names

Abbott's Robber Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 72).

Distribution

Widespread in Hispaniola in mesic areas, below 1800 m elevation.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus auriculatus group and near Eleutherodactylus audanti, according to Schwartz, 1966, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 133: 396, and Schwartz, 1969, Stud. Fauna Curaçao and other Caribb. Is., 30: 99-115. Reviewed by Schwartz, 1977, Cat. Am. Amph. Rept., 191: 1-2. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) auriculatus section, Eleutherodactylus montanus series, unassigned to species group, according to Hedges, 1989, in Woods (ed.), Biogeograph. W. Indies: 328. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) abbotti series, Eleutherodactylus abbotti group of Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 219. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) auriculatus species series, Eleutherodactylus abbotti group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 54, and of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 129. Henderson and Powell, 2009, Nat. Hist. Rept. Amph. W. Indies : 33, noted natural history literature.  

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