Eleutherodactylus caribe Hedges and Thomas, 1992

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

English Names

Caribbean Robber Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 73).

Haitian Marshfrog (Hedges, Powell, Henderson, Hanson, and Murphy, 2019, Caribb. Herpetol., 67: 9). 


Known only from coastal mangrove marsh at the distal end of the Tiburon Peninsula, extreme southwestern Haiti.

Geographics occurrence

Natural resident: Haiti

Endemic to the political unit: Haiti


In the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) bakeri series according to the original publication. In the subgenus Euhyas without assignment to series or species group according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 221. In the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) oxyrhyncus species series, Eleutherodactylus bakeri species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 74. 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: 325. Henderson and Powell, 2009, Nat. Hist. Rept. Amph. W. Indies: 41, summarized the natural history literature. Observed in 20 by Hedges, 2010, Caribb. Herpetol.,  5: 1, at "Haiti: Sud; ca. 2 km S Dame-Marie. Coordinates: 18.54587, -74.43422. Elevation: 2 m.", otherwise not seen since 1991.  

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