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Eleutherodactylus amplinympha (Dominica Frog)

Wikipedia Abstract

Eleutherodactylus amplinympha is a species of frog in the Eleutherodactylidae family. It is endemic to Dominica, Lesser Antilles, where it occurs in the interior of the island at elevations of 300–1,200 m (980–3,940 ft) asl. It is locally known as the gounouj. Eleutherodactylus amplinympha is a habitat generalist with a preference for higher elevation, slightly open rainforests. It is threatened by habitat loss in some areas.
View Wikipedia Record: Eleutherodactylus amplinympha

Endangered Species

Status: Endangered
View IUCN Record: Eleutherodactylus amplinympha

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 9.36
EDGE Score: 4.42


Litter Size [1]  18
Litters / Year [1]  1
Nocturnal [1]  Yes
Snout to Vent Length [1]  1.968 inches (5 cm)

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Morne Trois Pitons National Park II 16981 Dominica  
Northern Forest Reserve 21780 Dominica  

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Caribbean Islands Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, Puerto Rico, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent And The Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks And Caicos Islands, Virgin Islands - British, Virgin Islands - U.S. Yes

Range Map

External References


Attributes / relations provided by
1Oliveira, Brunno Freire; São-Pedro, Vinícius Avelar; Santos-Barrera, Georgina; Penone, Caterina; C. Costa, Gabriel. (2017) AmphiBIO, a global database for amphibian ecological traits. Sci. Data.
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2019). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2020-03-21; License: CC BY 4.0