Eleutherodactylus olibrus Schwartz, 1958

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

Eleutherodactylus auriculatus olibrus Schwartz, 1958, Herpetologica, 14: 72. Holotype: AMNH 61155, by original designation. Type locality: "cliffs at Cueva del Cable, San Vicente, Pinar del Río Province, Cuba".

Eleutherodactylus varians olibrusSchwartz, 1960, Sci. Publ. Reading Public Mus. Art Gallery, 11: 5.

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) varians olibrusHedges, 1989, in Woods (ed.), Biogeograph. W. Indies: 329.

Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) olibrusLynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 229 (unintended combination); Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 64.

English Names

Pinar del Rio Bromeliad Frog (Hedges, Powell, Henderson, Hanson, and Murphy, 2019, Caribb. Herpetol., 67: 11).


Sierra de los Órganos, Pinar del Rio and Artemisa Provinces, western Cuba.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Cuba

Endemic: Cuba


 Díaz and Cádiz, 2007, Herpetotropicos, Mérida, 3: 100–122, reported on the advertisement call (as Eleutherodactylus varians olibrus). In the Eleutherodactylus (Eleutherodactylus) varians species series, Eleutherodactylus varians species group, Eleutherodactylus varians species subgroup of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 62–64, and of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 130. Henderson and Powell, 2009, Nat. Hist. Rept. Amph. W. Indies: 67, summarized the natural history literature. Rivalta González, Rodríguez Schettino, Mancina, and Iturriaga, 2014, Smithson. Herpetol. Inform. Serv., 145: 16–17, provided a dot map and localities.

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