Eleutherodactylus cuneatus

Subgenus: Euhyas
family: Eleutherodactylidae
subfamily: Eleutherodactylinae

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Cuba



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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is restricted to Sierra Maestra and Macizo de Sagua-Baracoa, in eastern Cuba. It has been recorded from sea level to 1,515 m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It is generally associated with streams, but it can also be found far from streams, and is found under rocks or logs in predominantly riparian habitat in forest, shrubland and flooded grassland. It can also be found in disturbed habitats such as agricultural land and even urban areas if there are streams. It lays eggs under stones at the water's edge.


It is very common in suitable habitat.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Its stream habitat is particularly sensitive to habitat alteration from agricultural water pollution.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in several protected areas. Research is needed on its population trends and natural history.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)


Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, tolerance of a broad range of habitats, and stable population.


IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2014. Eleutherodactylus cuneatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2014: e.T56544A56053938. .Downloaded on 18 February 2019


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