Eleutherodactylus diplasius Schwartz, 1973

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

Eleutherodactylus wetmorei williamsi Schwartz, 1968, Breviora, 290: 9. Holotype: MCZ 37757, by original designation. Type locality: "Marfranc, Dépt. du Sud, Haiti". Preoccupied by Eleutherodactylus williamsi Rivero, 1961.

Eleutherodactylus wetmorei diplasius Schwartz, 1973, J. Herpetol., 7: 250. Replacement name for Eleutherodactylus wetmorei williamsi.

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) diplasiusLynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 223 (unintended combination); Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 64.

Eleutherodactylus diplasius — Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 64. 

English Names

Patternless Whistling Frog (Hedges, Powell, Henderson, Hanson, and Murphy, 2019, Caribb. Herpetol., 67: 10). 


Northern slopes of the Massif de la Hotte and Monts Cartaches in Haiti, sea level to over 1200 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Haiti

Endemic: Haiti


In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) varians species series, Eleutherodactylus wetmorei species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 64, and of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 130. Henderson and Powell, 2009, Nat. Hist. Rept. Amph. W. Indies: 48, summarized the natural history literature. Ríos-López, 2023, In Rios-Lopez and Heatwole (eds.), Conserv. Biogeograph. Amph. Caribb.: 218–262, discussed the systematic history, distribution, and conservation status of the taxon.

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