Peltophryne cataulaciceps (Schwartz, 1959)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Bufonidae > Genus: Peltophryne > Species: Peltophryne cataulaciceps

Bufo cataulaciceps Schwartz, 1959, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 72: 110. Holotype: AMNH 61982, by original designation. Type locality: "7.9 miles north of Santa Fé, Isla de Pinos [= Isla de Juventud], Habana Province, Cuba".

Peltophryne cataulacicepsPregill, 1981, Copeia, 1981: 273. Frost, 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: 365.

Bufo cataulacicepsHedges, 1996, in Powell and Henderson (eds.), Contr. W. Indian Herpetol.: 100, by implication; Pramuk, 2000, J. Herpetol., 34: 334.

English Names

Schwartz's Caribbean Toad (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 45).

Cuban Pineland Toad (Hedges, Powell, Henderson, Hanson, and Murphy, 2019, Caribb. Herpetol., 67: 8). 


Northern Isla de Pinos (= Isla de Juventud) and extreme western Cuba in Pinar del Río Province, below 70 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Cuba

Endemic: Cuba


 Alonso and Rodriguez, 2003, Phyllomedusa, 2: 75–82, reported on the advertisement call. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Bufo cataulacicpes) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 180. Díaz and Cádiz, 2008, Guía Taxon. Anf. Cuba: 1-294, provided an account, as Bufo cataulacicepsHenderson and Powell, 2009, Nat. Hist. Rept. Amph. W. Indies: 26, summarized the natural history literature. Rivalta González, Rodríguez Schettino, Mancina, and Iturriaga, 2014, Smithson. Herpetol. Inform. Serv., 145: 6, provided a dot map and localities. 

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