Eleutherodactylus casparii Dunn, 1926

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

English Names

Trinidad Flat-headed Frog (Hedges, Powell, Henderson, Hanson, and Murphy, 2019, Caribb. Herpetol., 67: 9). 

Distribution

Mesic forests of the Sierra de Trinidad, Sanctispiritus and Cienfuegos Provinces, Cuba, 300–830 m elevation.

Comment

See comment under Eleutherodactylus planirostrisDíaz and Cádiz, 2007, Herpetotropicos, Mérida, 3: 100–122, reported on the advertisement call. In the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) planirostris species series, Eleutherodactylus planirostris species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 81, and of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 131. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 326. Díaz and Cádiz, 2008, Guía Taxon. Anf. Cuba: 84–85, provided a brief account, illustration, and map. Henderson and Powell, 2009, Nat. Hist. Rept. Amph. W. Indies: 41, summarized the natural history literature. Rivalta González, Rodríguez Schettino, Mancina, and Iturriaga, 2014, Smithson. Herpetol. Inform. Serv., 145: 30, provided a dot map and localities.

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