Eleutherodactylus schwartzi Thomas, 1966

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

Eleutherodactylus schwartzi Thomas, 1966, Q. J. Florida Acad. Sci., 28: 386. Holotype: MCZ 43228, by original designation. Type locality: "Rose Lodge, 750 feet elevation, Tortola, British Virgin Islands".

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) schwartziHedges, 1989, in Woods (ed.), Biogeograph. W. Indies: 327; Heinicke, Duellman, and Hedges, 2007, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, Suppl. Inform., 104: 10.

English Names

Schwartz's Robber Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 79).

Virgin Islands Coqui (Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 378).

Distribution

Tortola, St. John (evidently extinct), Guana, Great Dog Island, and Virgin Gorda in the U.S. and British Virgin Islands.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus auriculatus group, according to the original publication, and Schwartz, 1969, Stud. Fauna Curaçao and other Caribb. Is., 30: 101. In the Eleutherodactylus auriculatus section, Eleutherodactylus martinicensis series, unassigned to species group, according to Hedges, 1989, in Woods (ed.), Biogeograph. W. Indies: 327. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) martinicensis series, Eleutherodactylus martinicensis group, according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 232. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) martinicensis species series, Eleutherodactylus antillensis species group, Eleutherodactylus wightmanae species subgroup of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 59. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) antillensis species series, Eleutherodactylus wightmanae species group of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 129. 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: 378. Henderson and Powell, 2009, Nat. Hist. Rept. Amph. W. Indies: 76-77, summarized the natural history literature.

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