Peltophryne dunni (Barbour, 1926)

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

Bufo dunni Barbour, 1926, Occas. Pap. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist., 5: 192. Holotype: MCZ 11076, by original designation. Type locality: "Mina Carlota, near Cumanayagua, [Las Villas province,] south central Cuba. The mine is in the [northern part of the] Trinidad Mountains at an altitude of about 1200 feet." 

Bufo longinasus dunni — Barbour, 1937, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 82: 96; Valdés de la Osa and Ruiz-García, 1980, Poeyana, 206: 9.

Peltophryne dunni — Hedges, Powell, Henderson, Hanson, and Murphy, 2019, Caribb. Herpetol., 67: 8) 

English Names

Central Cuban Long-nosed Toad(Hedges, Powell, Henderson, Hanson, and Murphy, 2019, Caribb. Herpetol., 67: 8). 

Distribution

Sierra de Trinidad in eastern Cienfuegos, southern Villa Clara, and western Sancti Spiritus provinces, Cuba. 

Comment

Removed from the synonymy of Peltophryne longinasus by Hedges, Powell, Henderson, Hanson, and Murphy, 2019, Caribb. Herpetol., 67: 8,  where it had been placed by Barbour, 1937, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 82: 96, and Valdés de la Osa and Ruiz-García, 1980, Poeyana, 206: 9. See comment under Peltophpryne longinasus for literature treating this taxon as a subspecies of Peltophryne longinasus. 

External links:

Please note: these links will take you to external websites not affiliated with the American Museum of Natural History. We are not responsible for their content.