Eleutherodactylus flavescens Noble, 1923

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

Eleutherodactylus flavescens Noble, 1923, Am. Mus. Novit., 61: 2. Holotype: AMNH 11402, by original designation. Type locality: "bushes along stream bank, Lo Bracita [=Los Bracitos], Prov. Pacificador [= now Duarte Province], Dominican Republic".

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) flavescensHedges, 1989, in Woods (ed.), Biogeograph. W. Indies: 328; Heinicke, Duellman, and Hedges, 2007, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, Suppl. Inform., 104: 9.

English Names

Buenaventura Robber Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 74).

Distribution

Hispaniola; eastern Dominican Republic, 0–909 m elevation.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus auriculatus group, according to Schwartz, 1969, Stud. Fauna Curaçao and other Caribb. Is., 30: 101. Reviewed by Schwartz, 1982, Cat. Am. Amph. Rept., 296: 1-2. In the Eleutherodactylus auriculatus section, Eleutherodactylus montanus series, unassigned to species group, according to Hedges, 1989, in Woods (ed.), Biogeograph. W. Indies: 328. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) martinicensis series, Eleutherodactylus martinicensis group of Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 224. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) martinicensis species series, monotypic Eleutherodactylus flavescens species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 59. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) antillensis species series, Eleutherodactylus flavescens species group of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 129. See statement of geographic range, habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 620. Henderson and Powell, 2009, Nat. Hist. Rept. Amph. W. Indies: 50, summarized the natural history literature.

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