Eleutherodactylus pantoni

Subgenus: Euhyas
family: Eleutherodactylidae
subfamily: Eleutherodactylinae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Near Threatened (NT)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Jamaica


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

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.

Population Trend


Major Threats

It is intolerant of complete habitat clearance arising from agricultural and infrastructural development.

Conservation Actions

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. .Downloaded on 16 January 2019


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