Eleutherodactylus simulans Díaz and Fong, 2001

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

Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) simulans Díaz and Fong, 2001, Solenodon, 1: 77. Holotype: MNHNCU 867, by original designation. Type locality: "Cuba, Arroyo Bueno [tributary of the Jaguani River], La Melba (20° 26´ 28 N, 74° 48´ 48 W), Parque Nacional Alejandro de Humboldt, Holguin Province".

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

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Mountain system Nipe–Sagua–Baracoa in Holguín and Guantánamo provinces, eastern Cuba, below 200 m elevation. 

Comment

See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 381. Díaz and Cádiz, 2008, Guía Taxon. Anf. Cuba: 88-89, provided a brief account, illustration, and map. Henderson and Powell, 2009, Nat. Hist. Rept. Amph. W. Indies: 77, summarized the natural history literature. In the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) planirostris species series, Eleutherodactylus planirostris species group of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 131. Rivalta González, Rodríguez Schettino, Mancina, and Iturriaga, 2014, Smithson. Herpetol. Inform. Serv., 145: 31, provided a dot map and localities.

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