Eleutherodactylus andrewsi Lynn, 1937

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

Eleutherodactylus andrewsi Lynn, 1937, Herpetologica, 1: 88. Holotype: USNM 102515, by original designation. Type locality: "Chester Vale, Parish of St. Andrew, Jamaica. This estate lies in the Blue Mountains near Silver Hill Gap at the junction of the Clyde and Yallahs Rivers at an elevation of 3200 feet."

Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) andrewsiHedges, 1990 "1989", Caribb. J. Sci., 25: 123-147; Hedges, 1989, in Woods (ed.), Biogeograph. W. Indies: 322; Heinicke, Duellman, and Hedges, 2007, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, Suppl. Inform., 104: Table 2.

Euhyas andrewsiFrost, 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

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

Distribution

Jamaica; John Crow Mountains and upper elevations of the Blue Mountains in St. Andrew, Portland, and St. Thomas parishes, 545–1970 m elevation.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus gossei group according to Goin, 1954, Ann. Carnegie Mus., 33: 186, and Crombie, 1977, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 90: 194–204. In the less inclusive Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) luteolus series, Eleutherodactylus nubicola group of Hedges, 1989, in Woods (ed.), Biogeograph. W. Indies: 322, and Hedges, 1990 "1989", Caribb. J. Sci., 25: 123–147. See account by Schwartz and Fowler, 1973, Stud. Fauna Curaçao and other Caribb. Is., 43: 125. In the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) luteolus species series, Eleutherodactylus luteolus species group, Eleutherodactylus nubicola species subgroup of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 72. In the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) luteolus species series, Eleutherodactylus luteolus species group of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 130. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 318. Henderson and Powell, 2009, Nat. Hist. Rept. Amph. W. Indies: 35, summarized the natural history literature.

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