Catalog Number: USNM 166959
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Amphibians & Reptiles
Year Collected: 1969
Locality: Cabo Rojo, 21 km NE of, Pedernales, Dominican Republic
Elevation (m): 457 to 457
- Paratype: Schwartz, A. 1971. Ann. Carnegie Mus. 43 (2): 26.
Habitat and Ecology
IUCN Red List Assessment
Red List Category
Red List Criteria
The Amphibian Ark Conservation Needs Assessment process identified this species as a candidate for ex situ research.
Barahona rock frog
The Barahona rock frog (Eleutherodactylus alcoae) is a species of frog in the Leptodactylidae family found in the Dominican Republic and Haiti. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, rocky areas, and caves. It is threatened by habitat loss.
- Hedges, B., Inchaustegui, S., Thomas, R. & Powell, R. 2004. Eleutherodactylus alcoae. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 22 July 2007.
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