Eleutherodactylus griphus Crombie, 1986

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

English Names

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

Distribution

Mesic forests of the Cockpit Country, Trelawny Parish, west-central Jamaica, elevations of 250–640 m.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) luteolus series, Eleutherodactylus nubicola group of Hedges, 1989, in Woods (ed.), Biogeograph. W. Indies: 322, and Hedges, 1990 "1989", Caribb. J. Sci., 25: 123–147. In the Eleutherodactylus gossei group according to the original publication. In the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) nubicola group of Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 225. In the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) luteolus species series, Eleutherodactylus luteolus species group, Eleutherodactylus nubicola species subgroup of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 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: 343. Henderson and Powell, 2009, Nat. Hist. Rept. Amph. W. Indies: 54, summarized the natural history literature.

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