Eleutherodactylus toa Estrada and Hedges, 1991

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

English Names

Yarey Robber Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 80).

Distribution

Elevations of 195 to 900 m in the region of the type locality (Yateras), Macizo de Sagua–Baracoa, Holguín and Guantánamo provinces, eastern Cuba.

Comment

Subgenus Euhyas, according to the original publication. In the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) ricordii group according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 233. In the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) luteolus species series, monotypic Eleutherodactylus toa species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 73, and of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 130. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Eleutherodactylus thymalopsoides) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 385. Díaz and Cádiz, 2008, Guía Taxon. Anf. Cuba: 106–107, provided a brief account, illustration, and map. Henderson and Powell, 2009, Nat. Hist. Rept. Amph. W. Indies: 79, summarized the natural history literature. Rivalta González, Rodríguez Schettino, Mancina, and Iturriaga, 2014, Smithson. Herpetol. Inform. Serv., 145: 21–22, provided a dot map and localities.

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