Eleutherodactylus eneidae Rivero, 1959

Slender coqui, Elegant coqui, Eneida's coqui



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: 1990

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Puerto Rico


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Rivero, J. A. (1959). Two new species of Eleutherodactylus from Puerto Rico. Breviora. Museum of Comparative Zoology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 103: 1–6.

Other references:

Blair Hedges, Neftalí Rios-López. (2010). Eleutherodactylus eneidae. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. ( Downloaded on 16 February 2013.

Ríos-López, Neftalí, Puente-Rolón, Alberto R., Angeli, Nicole F., Vega-Castillo, Sondra I. and Dávila-Casanova, Daniel. (2023). Amphibians and their History, Distribution, and Conservation in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, pp. 296-465. In: Ríos-López, Neftalí and Heatwole, Harold (eds.). The Conservation and Biogeography of Amphibians in the Caribbean. Pelagic Publishing.

Suckling, Kieran, Slack, Rhiwena and Nowicki, Brian. (2004). Extinct and the Endangered Species Act. Centre For Biological Diversity. 63 pp.


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