Eleutherodactylus armstrongi Noble and Hassler, 1933

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

Eleutherodactylus armstrongi Noble and Hassler, 1933, Am. Mus. Novit., 652: 2. Holotype: AMNH 44554, by original designation. Type locality: "'El Propio Esfuerzo,' coffee finca of Luis E. Del Monte, near Barahona, [Barahona Province] D.R. [=Dominican Republic] at an altitude of 1800 feet".

Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) armstrongiHedges, 1989, in Woods (ed.), Biogeograph. W. Indies: 325; Heinicke, Duellman, and Hedges, 2007, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, Suppl. Inform., 104: Table 2.

Euhyas armstrongiFrost, 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

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

Distribution

Southern Hispaniola in the Massif de La Selle in Haiti and the Baoruco massif, Dominican Republic, 152-1697 m elevation.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus auriculatus group according to Schwartz, 1969, Stud. Fauna Curaçao and other Caribb. Is., 30: 99-115, and Schwartz, 1973, J. Herpetol., 7: 269-270, or the Eleutherodactylus ricordii group, according to Shreve and Williams, 1963, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 129: 328. Reviewed by Schwartz, 1978, Cat. Am. Amph. Rept., 208: 1-2. 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: 220. In the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) armstrong species series of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 66, and 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: 319. Henderson and Powell, 2009, Nat. Hist. Rept. Amph. W. Indies: 37, summarized the natural history literature.

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