Eleutherodactylus rivularis Díaz, Estrada, and Hedges, 2001

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

Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) rivularis Díaz, Estrada, and Hedges, 2001, Caribb. J. Sci., 37: 63. Holotype: MNHNCU 843, by original designation. Type locality: "Rio Naguas, La Sierrita (20° 06´ 52 N, 76° 55´ 45 W), 90 m, north slope of Sierra Maestra, Bartolomé Masó municipality, Granma Province", Cuba.

Euhyas rivularisFrost, 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) rivularisHeinicke, Duellman, and Hedges, 2007, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, Suppl. Inform., 104: Table 2.

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Montane streams at three localities on the north slope of the Sierra Maestra, Granma Province, southeastern Cuba, 80–240 m elevation.

Comment

Confused with Eleutherodactylus riparius prior to its description, according to the original publication. In the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) luteolus species series, Eleutherodactylus riparius species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 73, and of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 130. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 374. Díaz and Cádiz, 2008, Guía Taxon. Anf. Cuba: 109–110, provided a brief account, illustration, and map. Henderson and Powell, 2009, Nat. Hist. Rept. Amph. W. Indies: 75, summarized the natural history literature. Rivalta González, Rodríguez Schettino, Mancina, and Iturriaga, 2014, Smithson. Herpetol. Inform. Serv., 145: 21, provided a dot map and localities.

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