Eleutherodactylus fowleri Schwartz, 1973

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

Eleutherodactylus fowleri Schwartz, 1973, J. Herpetol., 7: 255. Holotype: USNM 189255, by original designation. Type locality: "1.5 mi. (2.4 km) N Los Arroyos, 4300 ft (1312 m), Pedernales Province, República Dominicana".

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) fowleriHedges, 1989, in Woods (ed.), Biogeograph. W. Indies: 328;Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 224; Heinicke, Duellman, and Hedges, 2007, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, Suppl. Inform., 104: 9.

English Names

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

Distribution

In the Massif de la Selle from the vicinity of the type locality (Dominican Republic) and 7.7 km southwest of Seguin, Département de l'Ouest, Haiti, ca. 1045 to 1300 m elevation.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus auriculatus group, according to the original publication. Reviewed by Schwartz, 1982, Cat. Am. Amph. Rept., 297: 1. In the Eleutherodactylus auriculatus section, Eleutherodactylus montanus series, Eleutherodactylus wetmorei 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) varians species series, Eleutherodactylus lamprotes species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 61–62, and of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 129. 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: 339. Henderson and Powell, 2009, Nat. Hist. Rept. Amph. W. Indies: 50, summarized the natural history literature.

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