Eleutherodactylus turquinensis Barbour and Shreve, 1937



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1936

Rediscovered in 1994

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered



Sierra Maestra, Cuba (eastern)


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Barbour, T., and Shreve, B. (1937). Novitates cubanae. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology. Cambridge, Massachusetts 80: 377-387.

Other references:

Hedges, S. Blair and Luis Díaz. 2004. Eleutherodactylus turquinensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57019A11568210. Downloaded on 21 May 2016.

Hedges, S. Blair, González, L. and Estrada, A. R. (1995). [url=]Rediscovery of the Cuban Frogs Eleutherodactylus cubanus and E. turquinensis (Anura Leptodactylidae)[/url]. Caribbean Journal of Science 31(3-4): 327-332.

Scheffers, Brett R., Yong, Ding Li, Harris, J. Berton C., Giam, Xingli and Sodhi, Navjot S. (2011). The world’s rediscovered species: back from the brink? PLoS ONE 6(7): e22531. [Supporting Information (Table S1)]


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