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.


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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