Elachistocleis nigrogularis Jowers, Othman, Borzée, Rivas-Fuenmayor, Sánchez-Ramírez, Auguste, Downie, Read, and Murphy, 2021

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Gastrophryninae > Genus: Elachistocleis > Species: Elachistocleis nigrogularis

Elachistocleis nigrogularis Jowers, Othman, Borzée, Rivas-Fuenmayor, Sánchez-Ramírez, Auguste, Downie, Read, and Murphy, 2021, Organisms Divers. Evol., 21: 196. Holotype: UWIZM 2016.22.56, by original designation. Type locality: "Trinidad, West Indies. 7.7 km SE of Arima; along Cumuto Tamana Road, at construction site (10.58664° N, 61.23144° W)". 

English Names

None noted. 

Distribution

Trinidad, West Indies. 

Comment

Previously confused with Elachistocleis ovalis according to the original publication, where morphology, molecular markers, and advertisement call were discussed.  Kenny, 1969, Stud. Fauna Curaçao and other Caribb. Is., 29: 68–70, and Murphy, 1997, Amph. Rept. Trinidad Tobago: 92–93, provided accounts (as Elachistocleis ovalis) for Trinidad. 

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