Eleutherodactylus melatrigonum Schwartz, 1966

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

Eleutherodactylus audanti melatrigonum Schwartz, 1966, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 133: 384. Holotype: MCZ 43206, by original designation. Type locality: "7 km (4 miles) north of Constanza, La Vega Province, República Dominicana".

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) melanotrigonumLynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 228. Unintended combination and incorrect subsequent spelling of species name.

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) melatrigonumHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 54.

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Interior of the Cordillera Central, Dominican Republic, ca. 1525 m elevation.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) auriculatus species series, Eleutherodactylus abbotti group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 54. Powell, 1993, Herpetol. Rev., 24: 135-137, suggested that Eleutherodactylus audanti melatrigonum warranted binominal status. This was formally proposed by Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 54. Henderson and Powell, 2009, Nat. Hist. Rept. Amph. W. Indies: 65, summarized the natural history literature. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) auriculatus species series, Eleutherodactylus abbotti species group of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 129.

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