Eleutherodactylus ligiae Incháustegui, Díaz, and Marte, 2015

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

Eleutherodactylus ligiae Incháustegui, Díaz, and Marte, 2015, Solenodon, 12: 137. Holotype: MNHNSD 1355, by original designation. Type locality: "La Charca, Aceitillar (18° 07.258 N, 71° 35.851 W), 1128 m de altitud, Sierra de Bahoruco, Provincia Pedernales, República Dominicana". 

English Names

Baoruco Rockfrog (Hedges, Powell, Henderson, Hanson, and Murphy, 2019, Caribb. Herpetol., 67: 11). 


Known only from pine forest at the type locality (La Charca, Aceitillar, 1128 m elevation, Sierra de Bahoruco, Provincia Pedernales, Dominican Republic).  

Geographics occurrence

Natural resident: Dominican Republic

Endemic to the political unit: Dominican Republic


Similar to Eleutherodactyls alcoae and Eleutherodactylus leoncei and provisionally associated with the Eleutherodactylus armstrongi group according to the original publication. 

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