ELEUTHERODACTYLUS FACT SHEET
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- E. coqui: Up to 52 mm (2"0 in length; brown or gray-brown with
variable patterns including light mid-dorsal strip, dorsal chevrons, dark suprascapular
W's, or unicolor. Call a two-note, high-pitched "co-qui".
- E. martinicensis: Up to 47 mm (2") in length; appearance variable
and similar to E. coqui, from which it is distinquished by size of to pads, angularity of
snout, and cal. Call a short single rising note.
- E. planirostris; Up to 36 mm (1.5" in length; mottled brown and tan, or
brown with a mid-dorsal tan stripe. Call a diffuse series of irregularly pitched
chirps or twitters.
Where they have been seen:
||Known Location in Hawaii
||Maui (3 sites), Big Island (2 sites); nurseries and surrounding forest,
residential areas, hotels
- mesic and rain forest
- 0-100m (3900') elev
||Maui (2 sites); in nursery, residential area and surrounding forest
- Lesser Antilles
|dry, mesic, and rain forest, 0-770m (2500') elev
||Big Island (3 sites), Oahu (1 site), nuseries and adjacent ohia scrub,
||Cuba, Bahamas, Caymans
||dry and mesic forest, 0-610m (2000') elev
|E. sp. indet. (E. coqui or E. martincensis)
||Maui (4 sites), hotels and residential areas
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