Eleutherodactylus gossei Dunn, 1926

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

Eleutherodactylus gossei Dunn, 1926, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist., 38: 121. Holotype: MCZ 11125, by original designation. Type locality: "Spaldings, Clarendon Parish (altitude 2900 feet)", Jamaica.

Eleutherodactylus luteolus gosseiDunn, 1928, Proc. U.S. Natl. Mus., 74: 1.

Eleutherodactylus gossei gosseiSchwartz and Fowler, 1973, Stud. Fauna Curaçao and other Caribb. Is., 43: 91.

Eleutherodactylus gossei oligaulax Schwartz and Fowler, 1973, Stud. Fauna Curaçao and other Caribb. Is., 43: 95; Holotype: MCZ 43321, by original designation. Type locality: "3.5 mi. (5.6 km) S Fair Prospect, Portland Parish, Jamaica".

Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) gosseiHedges, 1990 "1989", Caribb. J. Sci., 25: 123–147; Hedges, 1989, in Woods (ed.), Biogeograph. W. Indies: 321; Heinicke, Duellman, and Hedges, 2007, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 104: 10094; Heinicke, Duellman, and Hedges, 2007, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, Suppl. Inform., 104: Table 2.

Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) gossei oligaulaxHedges, 1990 "1989", Caribb. J. Sci., 25: 123–147; Hedges, 1989, in Woods (ed.), Biogeograph. W. Indies: 321, by implication.

Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) oligaulaxLynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 225. Unintended combination.

Euhyas gosseiFrost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 297: 361.

English Names

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

Distribution

Jamaica.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus gossei group according to Goin, 1954, Ann. Carnegie Mus., 33: 186; Crombie, 1977, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 90: 194–204. Schwartz and Fowler, 1973, Stud. Fauna Curaçao and other Caribb. Is., 43: 91-99, recognized two subspecies. In the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) luteolus series, Eleutherodactylus gossei group according to 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: 225. Lever, 2003, Naturalized Rept. Amph. World: 191, discussed an introduced population on Bermuda which is reported to have died out in 1990. 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. Henderson and Powell, 2009, Nat. Hist. Rept. Amph. W. Indies: 53, summarized the natural history literature.

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