Craugastor brocchi (Boulenger, 1882)

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

English Names

Guatemala Robber Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 73).

Brocchi's Rainfrog (Liner and Casas-Andreu, 2008, Herpetol. Circ., 38: 10).

Distribution

Atlantic versant slopes of the northern highlands of Guatemala from the Sierra de las Minas and ranges of Alta Verapaz and Baja Verapaz westward through the Sierra de Los Cuchumatanes to northwestern Huehuetenango and the Lagos de Montebello region of Chiapas, Mexico, in cloud forest and humid pine-oak forest at elevations between 1200 and 2000 m.

Comment

Reviewed by Campbell and Savage, 2000, Herpetol. Monogr., 14: 229–232. In the Eleutherodactylus (Craugastor) rugulosus group according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 221. In the Craugastor punctariolus species series of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 42. In the Craugastor (Craugastor) mexicanus species series of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 123. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 300. 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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