Eleutherodactylus fuscus Lynn and Dent, 1943

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

English Names

Brown Robber Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 75).

Distribution

Known from restricted inland portions of western Jamaica from Hanover, Westmoreland, St. James, and St. Elizabeth parishes, 120–680 m elevation.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus gossei group according to Goin, 1954, Ann. Carnegie Mus., 33: 186, and Crombie, 1977, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 90: 194-204. See account by Schwartz and Fowler, 1973, Stud. Fauna Curaçao and other Caribb. Is., 43: 119. In the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) luteolus series, Eleutherodactylus gossei group of Hedges, 1989, in Woods (ed.), Biogeograph. W. Indies: 321. In the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) gossei group of Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 224. In the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) luteolus species series, Eleutherodactylus luteolus species group, Eleutherodactylus gossei species subgroup of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 71–72. 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: 339. Henderson and Powell, 2009, Nat. Hist. Rept. Amph. W. Indies: 51, summarized the natural history literature.

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