Eleutherodactylus klinikowskii Schwartz, 1959

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

Eleutherodactylus klinikowskii Schwartz, 1959, Herpetologica, 15: 62. Holotype: AMNH 63120, by original designation. Type locality: "Mogote de Tumbadero, 1 km. E Viñales, Pinar del Río Province, Cuba".

Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) klinikowskiiHedges, 1989, in Woods (ed.), Biogeograph. W. Indies: 325; Heinicke, Duellman, and Hedges, 2007, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, Suppl. Inform., 104: Table 2.

Euhyas klinikowskiiFrost, 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

Klinikowski's Robber Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 76).


Western Cuba, in the Sierra de los Organos and the Sierra del Rosario, between Guane and San Diego de los Baños, Pinar del Río Province, 70–200 m elevation.


In the Eleutherodacylus ricordii group, according to the original publication. Subgenus Euhyas, not assignable to species group according to Hedges, 1989, in Woods (ed.), Biogeograph. W. Indies: 325. In the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) ricordi group of Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 226. In the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) zugi species series of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 84, and of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 131. 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: 351. Díaz and Cádiz, 2008, Guía Taxon. Anf. Cuba: 79–80, provided a brief account, illustration, and map. Henderson and Powell, 2009, Nat. Hist. Rept. Amph. W. Indies: 61, summarized the natural history literature. Rivalta González, Rodríguez Schettino, Mancina, and Iturriaga, 2014, Smithson. Herpetol. Inform. Serv., 145: 33, provided a dot map and localities.

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