This species is widespread in Jamaica, and has been recorded from 0-1,640m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It is found in a variety of terrestrial habitats, including riparian forest, open forest and forest edges; it can also be found in banana groves and pastures as long as they are near the forest edge, and can tolerate moderate habitat disturbance. Eggs are laid on the ground, and it breeds by direct development.
It is considered to be a common species.
It is intolerant of complete habitat clearance arising from agricultural and infrastructural development.
Its range includes Blue and John Crow Mountains National Park, and several forest reserves.
Red List Status
Near Threatened (NT)
Listed as Near Threatened since although its Extent of Occurrence is probably less than 5,000 km2 and its habitat might be declining, thus making the species close to qualifying for Vulnerable, it probably occurs in more than ten locations, and its range is probably not severely fragmented.
Blair Hedges, Susan Koenig, Byron Wilson 2004. Eleutherodactylus pantoni. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56824A11540077. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T56824A11540077.en .Downloaded on 15 November 2018