This species is endemic to Hispaniola. It is widespread in eastern Hispaniola and occurs in central Haiti. Its altitudinal range is from sea level up to 788m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It is terrestrial in a variety of mesic habitats, including plantations, woods, gardens, ravines, and trash piles in urban areas. Males call from caves, rocks, or low vegetation. Eggs are laid on the ground and it breeds by direct development.
This is a common species.
There are no known threats to this species currently, although habitat destruction is taking place.
The species occurs in several protected areas.
Red List Status
Least Concern (LC)
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, tolerance of a broad range of habitats, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
Blair Hedges, Sixto Inchaustegui, Richard Thomas 2004. Eleutherodactylus weinlandi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57053A11575116. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57053A11575116.en .Downloaded on 19 December 2018