Eleutherodactylus orientalis (Barbour and Shreve, 1937)

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

Sminthillus limbatus orientalis Barbour and Shreve, 1937, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 80: 379. Holotype: MCZ 22082, by original designation. Type locality: "El Yunque de Baracoa, 1000-1800 feet, Oriente [now in Guantánamo Province], Cuba".

Eleutherodactylus orientalisEstrada and Hedges, 1996, Copeia, 1996: 855.

Euhyas orientalisFrost, 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.

Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) orientalisHeinicke, Duellman, and Hedges, 2007, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, Suppl. Inform., 104: Table 2.

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Known only from the vicinity of the type locality, an isolated limestone mountain (El Yunque de Baracoa, Guantanamo Province, Cuba, ca. 300 m elevation).

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) limbatus group according to Estrada and Hedges, 1996, Copeia, 1996: 856. In the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) planirostris species series, Eleutherodactylus limbatus species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 80, 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: 362. Díaz and Cádiz, 2008, Guía Taxon. Anf. Cuba: 63–64, provided a brief account, illustration, and map. Rodríguez, Alonso, Rodríguez, and Vences, 2012, Salamandra, 48: 71–91, reported on molecular phylogenetics of this species. Rodriguez, Poth, Schulz, Gehara, and Vences, 2013, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 68: 541–554, reported on its molecular phylogenetic relationships. Henderson and Powell, 2009, Nat. Hist. Rept. Amph. W. Indies: 68, summarized the natural history literature. Rivalta González, Rodríguez Schettino, Mancina, and Iturriaga, 2014, Smithson. Herpetol. Inform. Serv., 145: 27, provided a dot map and localities.

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