Eleutherodactylus barlagnei Lynch, 1965

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

Eleutherodactylus barlagnei Lynch, 1965, Breviora, 220: 2. Holotype: MCZ 35334, by original designation. Type locality: "Matouba, La Guadeloupe, ca. 700 meters elevation".

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) barlagneiHedges, 1989, in Woods (ed.), Biogeograph. W. Indies: 327; Heinicke, Duellman, and Hedges, 2007, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, Suppl. Inform., 104: 9.

English Names

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

Distribution

Known only from the Basse-Terre portion of Guadeloupe at elevations of 0–1400 m.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus auriculatus group, according to Schwartz, 1967, Stud. Fauna Curaçao and other Caribb. Is., 24: 51. Kaiser, Green, and Schmid, 1994, Canad. J. Zool., 72: 2217-2237, discussed the phylogenetic relationships of this species. In the Eleutherodactylus auriculatus section, Eleutherodactylus martinicensis series, Eleutherodactylus martinicensis group, according to Hedges, 1989, in Woods (ed.), Biogeograph. W. Indies: 327, and in the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) martinicensis series, Eleutherodactylus martinicensis group according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 220. Savage, 2002, Amph. Rept. Costa Rica: 227, placed this species in his Eleutherodactylus martinicensis series, Eleutherodactylus martinicensis group. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) martinicensis species series of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 129. See account by Kaiser and Breuil, 2004, Cat. Am. Amph. Rept., 784: 1-3. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) martinicensis species series, Eleutherodactylus martinicensis species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 59-60. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 320. Henderson and Powell, 2009, Nat. Hist. Rept. Amph. W. Indies: 39, summarized the natural history literature.

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