Eleutherodactylus orcutti Dunn, 1928

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

English Names

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

Distribution

Eastern Jamaica; inland portions of Portland, St. Andrew, and St. Thomas parishes, 225 to 1215 m elevation.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus orcutti group, according to Shreve and Williams, 1963, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 129: 326-327, but placed in the Eleutherodactylus gossei group by Schwartz and Fowler, 1973, Stud. Fauna Curaçao and other Caribb. Is., 43: 135, and Crombie, 1977, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 90: 194–204. In the less inclusive Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) luteolus series, Eleutherodactylus nubicola group of Hedges, 1989, in Woods (ed.), Biogeograph. W. Indies: 322, and Hedges, 1990 "1989", Caribb. J. Sci., 25: 123–147. In the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) nubicola group of Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 229. See comment under Eleutherodactylus semipalmatus. In the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) luteolus species series, Eleutherodactylus luteolus species group, Eleutherodactylus nubicola species subgroup of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 72. In the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) luteolus species series, Eleutherodactylus luteolus species group of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 130. 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: 362. Henderson and Powell, 2009, Nat. Hist. Rept. Amph. W. Indies: 67, summarized the natural history literature.

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