Eleutherodactylus geitonos Díaz, Incháustegui, Marte, Köhler, Cádiz, and Rodríguez, 2018

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

Eleutherodactylus geitonos Díaz, Incháustegui, Marte, Köhler, Cádiz, and Rodríguez, 2018, Novit. Caribaea, Santo Domingo, 12: 27. Holotype: MNHNSD 23.3438, by original designation. Type locality: "3.8 km NW of El Corte Nuevo (18°29’17.29”N; 70°16’38.49”W), 1084 m above the sea level, Cambita Garabitos Municipality, San Cristóbal Province, southeastern slope of Cordillera Central, Dominican Republic". 

English Names

None noted. 


Known definitely only from the cloud forest at the type locality (3.8 km northwest of El Corte Nuevo, 1084 m elevation, Cambita Garabitos Municipality, San Cristóbal Province) on the southeastern slope of the Cordillera Central, although based on calls, likely extending to Rancho Arriba (Sierra de Ocoa, San José de Ocoa Province), El Valle de Dios (Parque Nacional Loma La Humeadora, San Cristobal Province), and Los Guayuyos (near Parque Nacional Luis Quin; Peravia Province), Dominican Republic. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Dominican Republic

Endemic: Dominican Republic


In the Eleutherodactylus abbotti group, and the close to Eleutherodactylus haitianus, according to the original publication. 

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