Peltophryne longinasus (Stejneger, 1905)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Bufonidae > Genus: Peltophryne > Species: Peltophryne longinasus

Bufo longinasus Stejneger, 1905, Proc. U.S. Natl. Mus., 28: 765. Holotype: USNM 27419, by original designation. Type locality: "El Guama, Pinar del Rio [Province], Cuba".

Bufo ramsdeni Barbour, 1914, Mem. Mus. Comp. Zool., 44: 240. Holotype: MCZ 3213, by original designation. Type locality: "Los Hondones, Monte Líbano, Guantánamo, [Guantánamo Province,] Cuba". Synonymy by Barbour, 1937, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 82: 96.

Bufo dunni Barbour, 1926, Occas. Pap. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist., 5: 192. Holotype: MCZ 11076, by original designation. Type locality: "Mina Carlota, near Cumanayagua, [Las Villas province,] south central Cuba. The mine is in the [northern part of the] Trinidad Mountains at an altitude of about 1200 feet." Synonymy by Barbour, 1937, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 82: 96.

Bufo longinasus longinasusBarbour, 1937, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 82: 96.

Bufo longinasus dunniBarbour, 1937, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 82: 96.

Bufo longinasus ramsdeniBarbour, 1937, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 82: 96.

Bufo longinasus dunniValdés de la Osa and Ruiz-García, 1980, Poeyana, 206: 9.

Bufo longinasus cajalbanensis Valdés de la Osa and Ruiz-García, 1980, Poeyana, 206: 21. Holotype: IZ 518, by original designation; now in CZACC. Type locality: "Meseta de Cajálbana, a 305 m de altura sobre el nivel del mar", Cuba.

Peltophryne longinasaPregill, 1981, Copeia, 1981: 273.

Peltophryne longinasusFrost, 1985, Amph. Species World: 74; Frost, 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: 365.

Bufo longinasusHedges, 1996, in Powell and Henderson (eds.), Contr. W. Indian Herpetol.: 100, by implication; Pramuk, 2000, J. Herpetol., 34: 334.

English Names

Stejneger's Caribbean Toad (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 45).

Cuban Long-nosed Toad (Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 187).

Distribution

Known only from three widely disjunct populations in Cuba (Pizarras del Sur in Pinar del Rio Province, Sierra de Trinidad, and Sierra del Guaso), 100–820 m elevation.

Comment

See Valdés de la Osa and Ruiz-García, 1980, Poeyana, 206: 1-34, for account. The species name is a noun in apposition. See comment under Bufo gundlachi. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Bufo longinasus) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 187. Díaz and Cádiz, 2008, Guía Taxon. Anf. Cuba: 1-294, provided accounts by subspecies, as Bufo longinasusHenderson and Powell, 2009, Nat. Hist. Rept. Amph. W. Indies: 29–30, summarized the natural history literature (as Bufo empusus). Rivalta González, Rodríguez Schettino, Mancina, and Iturriaga, 2014, Smithson. Herpetol. Inform. Serv., 145: 9, provided a dot map and localities.

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