This species is widespread in western and central Cuba from 0-830m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It is found in closed-canopy mesic forests, and is normally terrestrial but calls from arboreal sites. It has not been recorded outside forest habitat. Eggs are laid on the ground, and it breeds by direct development.
It is a common species.
The major threats to this species are agricultural development and pollution, and infrastructure development for human settlement and tourism.
It occurs in several protected areas, although more effective protection is required for this species.
Red List Status
Near Threatened (NT)
Listed as Near Threatened because its Extent of Occurrence is not much greater than 20,000 km2, and the extent and quality of its habitat are probably declining, thus making the species close to qualifying for Vulnerable.
Blair Hedges, Luis Díaz 2004. Eleutherodactylus eileenae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56574A11498618. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T56574A11498618.en .Downloaded on 10 December 2018