Eleutherodactylus juanariveroi Rios-López and Thomas, 2007

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

Eleutherodactylus juanariveroi Ríos-López and Thomas, 2007, Zootaxa, 1512: 53. Holotype: KU 306997, by original designation. Type locality: "Sabana Seca, Toa Baja Municipality . . ., in a seasonally flooded herbaceous wetland in the vicinity of the US Naval Security Group Activity Sabana Seca (USNS-GASS) and the Caribbean Primate Research Center, Puerto Rico (18° 26.127´ N, 66° 12.092´ W), 10-20 m elevation".

English Names

Puerto Rican Wetland Frog (Hedges, Powell, Henderson, Hanson, and Murphy, 2019, Caribb. Herpetol., 67: 11). 


Known only from the type locality (Sabana Seca, Toa Baja Municipality, Puerto Rico).

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Puerto Rico

Endemic: Puerto Rico


Most similar to Eleutherodactylus gryllus according to the original publication; in the subgenus Eleutherodactylus by implication. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) martinicensis species series, Eleutherodactylus antillensis species group, Eleutherodactylus gryllus species subgroup of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 58. In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) antillensis species series, Eleutherodactylus antillensis species group of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 129. Henderson and Powell, 2009, Nat. Hist. Rept. Amph. W. Indies: 60, summarized the natural history literature.

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