Eleutherodactylus erythroproctus Schwartz, 1960

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

Eleutherodactylus zugi erythroproctus Schwartz, 1960, Sci. Publ. Reading Public Mus. Art Gallery, 11: 33. Holotype: AMNH 63263, by original designation. Type locality: "Pan de Matanzas, 2.5 mi. south of Corral Nuevo, Matanzas Province, Cuba".

Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) erythroproctusHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 84.

English Names

Camarones Red-legged Frog (Hedges, Powell, Henderson, Hanson, and Murphy, 2019, Caribb. Herpetol., 67: 10). 


Sierra to Camarones and Pan de Matanzas, Matanzas and Mayabeque Provinces, Cuba.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Cuba

Endemic: Cuba


 Díaz and Cádiz, 2007, Herpetotropicos, Mérida, 3: 100–122, reported on the advertisement call as Eleutherodactylus zugi erythroproctus. In the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) zugi species series of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 84 (who also recognized this taxon as a species), and of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 131. Díaz and Cádiz, 2008, Guía Taxon. Anf. Cuba: 74-–5, treated this taxon as a subspecies of Eleutherodactylus zugiHenderson and Powell, 2009, Nat. Hist. Rept. Amph. W. Indies: 49–50, summarized the natural history literature. Rivalta González, Rodríguez Schettino, Mancina, and Iturriaga, 2014, Smithson. Herpetol. Inform. Serv., 145: 33, provided a dot map and localities.

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