Eleutherodactylus monensis (Meerwarth, 1901)

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

English Names

Isla Mona Robber Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 77).

Distribution

Mona Island, adjacent to Puerto Rico, 0–10 m elevation.

Comment

Subgenus Euhyas. In the Eleutherodactylus ricordii group, but of uncertain affinities according to Schwartz, 1976, Bull. Florida State Mus., Biol. Sci., 21: 1–46. Placed in the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) pictissimus series, Eleutherodactylus pictissimus group by Hedges, 1989, in Woods (ed.), Biogeograph. W. Indies: 324. In the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) ricordii group according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 228. In the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) ricordii species series, Eleutherodactylus lentus species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 82, 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: 358. Henderson and Powell, 2009, Nat. Hist. Rept. Amph. W. Indies: 66, summarized the natural history literature.

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