Craugastor psephosypharus (Campbell, Savage, and Meyer, 1994)

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

Eleutherodactylus psephosypharus Campbell, Savage, and Meyer, 1994, Herpetologica, 50: 413. Holotype: UTA A-18194, by original designation. Type locality: "7.8 km WSW Puerto Santo Tomás, 375 m, northeastern slope Montañas del Mico, Departamento de Izabal, Guatemala, . . . . This locality is located on the eastern slopes of the Montañas del Mico at about 15° 41′ N, 88° 40′ W. The town of Santo Tomás is called Puerto Santo Tomás de Castilla or Puerto Matías de Gálvez on some maps."

Eleutherodactylus (Craugastor) psephosypharusLynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 231.

Craugastor psephosypharusCrawford 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) psephosyphrusHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 41.

English Names

Warty Forestfrog (Campbell, 1998, Amph. Rept. N. Guatemala Yucatan Belize: 54).

Limestone Rainfrog (Lee, 2000, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Maya World: 69).

Distribution

Mountains of the Lacandona region of Chiapas, Mexico, into adjacent to eastern montane Guatemala and southern Belize, elevation 150–1170 m; expected, but not so far collected, in Honduras.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus rugulosus group according to the original publication. In the Eleutherodactylus (Craugastor) rugulosus group according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 231. See accounts by Campbell, 1998, Amph. Rept. N. Guatemala Yucatan Belize: 54; Campbell and Savage, 2000, Herpetol. Monogr., 14: 243–247, and Lee, 2000, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Maya World: 69. Savage, 2002, Amph. Rept. Costa Rica: 226, included this species in his Eleutherodactylus fitzingeri series, Eleutherodactylus rugulosus group. 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: 308. 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. In the Craugastor (Craugastorpunctariolus species series of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 123. Hernández-Ordóñez, Cervantes-López, González-Hernández, Andresen, and Reynoso-Rosales, 2017, Rev. Mexicana Biodiversidad, 88: , reported on this species in Mexico and provided a dot map for the species. 

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