Eleutherodactylus heminota Shreve and Williams, 1963

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

English Names

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

Distribution

Hispaniola; the Tiburon Peninsula of Haiti, Los Arroyos in Pedernales Province and the extreme eastern Sierra de Baoruco, Barahona Province, Dominican Republic, 0–1697 m elevation.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus auriculatus group according to the original publication. Schwartz, 1965, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 78: 167, elevated this form to species status without explanation; it has been so treated since (J.D. Lynch in Frost, 1985, Amph. Species World: 294). Reviewed by Schwartz, 1983, Cat. Am. Amph. Rept., 336: 1. Placed in the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) bakeri series by Hedges, 1989, in Woods (ed.), Biogeograph. W. Indies: 322–323. In Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas), not assigned to series or group by Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 225. In the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) oxyrhyncus species series, Eleutherodactylus bakeri species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 74, 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: 346. Henderson and Powell, 2009, Nat. Hist. Rept. Amph. W. Indies: 56, summarized the natural history literature.

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