Eleutherodactylus pantoni Dunn, 1926

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

Eleutherodactylus pantoni Dunn, 1926, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist., 38: 119. Holotype: MCZ 11123, by original designation. Type locality: "Spaldings, Clarendon Parish (altitude 2900 feet)", Jamaica.

Eleutherodactylus pantoni pantoniSchwartz and Fowler, 1973, Stud. Fauna Curaçao and other Caribb. Is., 43: 106.

Eleutherodactylus pantoni amiantus Schwartz and Fowler, 1973, Stud. Fauna Curaçao and other Caribb. Is., 43: 109. Holotype: MCZ 43360, by original designation. Type locality: "0.4 mi. (0.6 km) NE Mt. Horeb, 800 feet (244 m), St. James Parish, Jamaica".

Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) pantoniHedges, 1990 "1989", Caribb. J. Sci., 25: 123-147; Hedges, 1989, in Woods (ed.), Biogeograph. W. Indies: 321; Heinicke, Duellman, and Hedges, 2007, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, Suppl. Inform., 104: Table 2.

Euhyas pantoniFrost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 297: 361.

English Names

Panton's Robber Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 77).

Jamaican Yellow-bellied Frog (Hedges, Powell, Henderson, Hanson, and Murphy, 2019, Caribb. Herpetol., 67: 11).


Jamaica; widespread at 0–1640 m elevation.


In the Eleutherodactylus gossei group according to Goin, 1954, Ann. Carnegie Mus., 33: 186; Crombie, 1977, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 90: 194-204; and (within his Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) luteolus series) by Hedges, 1989, in Woods (ed.), Biogeograph. W. Indies: 321. In the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) gossei group according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 230. In the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) luteolus species series, Eleutherodactylus luteolus species group, Eleutherodactylus gossei species subgroup of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 71–72. In the Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) luteolus species series, Eleutherodactylus luteolus species group of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 130. See statement of geographic range, habitat, and conservation status (as Eleutherodactylus pantoni) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 621. Henderson and Powell, 2009, Nat. Hist. Rept. Amph. W. Indies: 68, summarized the natural history literature.

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