Craugastor anciano (Savage, McCranie, and Wilson, 1988)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Brachycephaloidea > Family: Craugastoridae > Subfamily: Craugastorinae > Genus: Craugastor > Species: Craugastor anciano

Eleutherodactylus anciano Savage, McCranie, and Wilson, 1988, Bull. S. California Acad. Sci., 87: 50-56. Holotype: KU 208999, by original designation. Type locality: "El Chagüitón (14° 30′ N, 88° 48′ W), elevation 1830 m, 18.8 km SE Corquín, Cordillera, [sic] de Celaque, Departamento de Ocotepque, Honduras".

Eleutherodactylus (Craugastor) ancianoLynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 220.

Craugastor ancianoCrawford and Smith, 2005, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 35: 551, by implication; Frost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 297: 360.

Craugastor (Craugastor) ancianoHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 41.

English Names

Corquin Robber Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 72).

Distribution

Atlantic versant near the continental divide in the Cordillera de Celaque in the Departamento de Olancho and Departamento de Colón, central Honduras, 1400–1900 m elevation.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus rugulosus group according to the original publication and in the Eleutherodactylus (Craugastor) rugulosus group according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 220. See accounts by Campbell and Savage, 2000, Herpetol. Monogr., 14: 258–263, Savage, 2002, Amph. Rept. Costa Rica: 226 (who included this species in his Eleutherodactylus fitzingeri series, Eleutherodactylus rugulosus group), and McCranie and Wilson, 2002, Amph. Honduras: 346–352. McCranie, 2007, Herpetol. Rev., 38: 37, detailed the departmental distribution in Honduras. In the Craugastor punctariolus species series of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 42, and of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 123. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 298. Köhler, 2011, Amph. Cent. Am.: 140–191, provided a key to the genera and species of Brachycephaloidea (= Craugastoridae, Eleutherodactylidae) in Central America and provided maps and photographs of the species, including this one.

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