Eleutherodactylus bresslerae Schwartz, 1960

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

English Names

Rio Yumuri Robber Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 73).

Distribution

Two isolated localities on the Maisi Peninsular in extreme easter Guantánamo Province, Cuba, including from the mouth of the Río Yumuri, 30–221 m elevation.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus ricordii group, according to Schwartz, 1976, Bull. Florida State Mus., Biol. Sci., 21: 1–46. 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: 221. In the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) ricordii species series, Eleutherodactylus ricordii species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 82–83, and of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 131. 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: 323. Díaz and Cádiz, 2008, Guía Taxon. Anf. Cuba: 93–94, provided a brief account, illustration, and map. Henderson and Powell, 2009, Nat. Hist. Rept. Amph. W. Indies: 40, summarized the natural history literature. Rivalta González, Rodríguez Schettino, Mancina, and Iturriaga, 2014, Smithson. Herpetol. Inform. Serv., 145: 32, provided a dot map and localities.

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