Craugastor cruzi (McCranie, Savage, and Wilson, 1989)

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

Eleutherodactylus cruzi McCranie, Savage, and Wilson, 1989, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 102: 483. Holotype: KU 209037, by original designation. Type locality: "south slope of Cerro Búfalo (15° 38′ N, 86° 47′ W), elevation 1520 m, Cordillera de Nombre de Dios, Departamento de Atlántida, Honduras".

Eleutherodactylus (Craugastor) cruziLynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 223.

Craugastor cruziCrawford 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 (Campbellius) cruziHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 34.

English Names

Cruz Robber Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 74).

Distribution

Known only from the type locality in the Cordillera de Nombre de Dios, Departamento de Atlántida, Honduras, elevation of 1520 m.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus milesi group according to the original publication. In the Eleutherodactylus (Craugastor) milesi group of Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 223. See account by McCranie and Wilson, 2002, Amph. Honduras: 380–382. McCranie, 2007, Herpetol. Rev., 38: 37, summarized the departmental distribution in Honduras. 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: 301. 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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