Eleutherodactylus guantanamera Hedges, Estrada, and Thomas, 1992

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

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) guantanamera Hedges, Estrada, and Thomas, 1992, Herpetol. Monogr., 6: 76. Holotype: MNHNCU 589, by original designation. Type locality: "El Molino (7 km W Palenque), Guantánamo Prov., Cuba, 405 m".

English Names

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

Distribution

Upland areas in the southeastern Cuba, 60–1150 m elevation.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) martinicensis series, Eleutherodactylus martinicensis group of Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 225. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) varians species series, Eleutherodactylus varians species group, Eleutherodactylus varians species subgroup of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 62–64, and of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 130. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 344. Díaz and Cádiz, 2008, Guía Taxon. Anf. Cuba: 124–125, provided a brief account, illustration, and map. Henderson and Powell, 2009, Nat. Hist. Rept. Amph. W. Indies: 54–55, summarized the natural history literature. Rivalta González, Rodríguez Schettino, Mancina, and Iturriaga, 2014, Smithson. Herpetol. Inform. Serv., 145: 15, provided a dot map and localities.

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