AmphibiaWeb - Eleutherodactylus fuscus
Eleutherodactylus fuscus
Jamaican Ear-spotted Frog
Subgenus: Euhyas
family: Eleutherodactylidae
subfamily: Eleutherodactylinae
genus: Eleutherodactylus
Species Description: Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) fuscus and Eleutherodactylus (Syrrhophus) maurus are both valid species. Hedges (1989) provided the replacement name Eleutherodactylus (Syrrhophus) maurus for the Mexican species Eleutherodactylus (Syrrhophus) fuscus (Davis and Dixon 1955), a name that was preoccupied by the Jamaican Eleutherodactylus (Euhyas) fuscus (Lynn and Dent 1943); Hedges S B. 1989. An Island Radiation Allozyme Evolution In Jamaican Frogs of the Genus Eleutherodactylus Leptodactylidae. Caribbean Journal of Science 25(3-4): 123-147
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Critically Endangered (CR)
National Status None
Regional Status None
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