Eleutherodactylus cavernicola Lynn, 1954

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

English Names

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

Distribution

Portland Ridge and Hellshire Hills, Jamaica, 10–15 m elevation.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus ricordii group according to Schwartz and Fowler, 1973, Stud. Fauna Curaçao and other Caribb. Is., 43: 77, and Crombie, 1977, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 90: 194–202. In the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) luteolus series, Eleutherodactylus cundalli group of Hedges, 1989, in Woods (ed.), Biogeograph. W. Indies: 321. In the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) cundalli group according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 222. In the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) luteolus species series, Eleutherodactylus luteolus species group, Eleutherodactylus cundalli species subgroup of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 71. In the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) luteolus species series, Eleutherodactylus luteolus species group of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 130. 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: 326. Henderson and Powell, 2009, Nat. Hist. Rept. Amph. W. Indies: 41, summarized the natural history literature.

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