Eleutherodactylus pezopetrus Schwartz, 1960

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

English Names

Miranda Robber Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 78).

Distribution

Known from the vicinity of the type locality (La Cantera) in Granma Province, Nipe Plateau, Holguin Province, and the Meseta del Guaso, Guantánamo Province, eastern Cuba, 100 to 270 m elevation.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus ricordii group, according to the original publication. Not assignable to species group according to Hedges, 1989, in Woods (ed.), Biogeograph. W. Indies: 325. In the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) ricordii group of Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 230. In the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) planirostris species series, monotypic Eleutherodactylus pezopetrus species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 80, and of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 131. See comment under Eleutherodactylus adelus. 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: 367. Díaz and Cádiz, 2008, Guía Taxon. Anf. Cuba: 100-101, provided a brief account, illustration, and map. Henderson and Powell, 2009, Nat. Hist. Rept. Amph. W. Indies: 70, 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. Marrero Romero, Torres, and Rodríguez-Cabrera, 2017, Herpetol. Rev., 48: 583, provided a record for Holguín Province, Cuba. 

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