Craugastor stuarti (Lynch, 1967)

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

Eleutherodactylus stuarti Lynch, 1967, Trans. Kansas Acad. Sci., 70: 180. Holotype: UMMZ 126738, by original designation. Type locality: "Aldea Paraiso, 13 km S La Mesilla (on Guatemala—Mexico border), Depto. Huehuetenango, Guatemala, 2200 m."

Eleutherodactylus (Craugastor) stuartiHedges, 1989, in Woods (ed.), Biogeograph. W. Indies: 317, by implication.

Craugastor stuartiCrawford 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: 361.

Craugastor (Hylactophryne) stuartiHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 45.

English Names

Stuart's Robber Frog (Liner, 1994, Herpetol. Circ., 23: 21; Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 79; Liner and Casas-Andreu, 2008, Herpetol. Circ., 38: 11).

Distribution

Pacific slope cloud forest of Guatemala from the departments of Huehuetenango, San Marcos, and Sololá to adjacent eastern Chiapas, Mexico, at elevations of 1300–2200 m.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus (Craugastor) alfredi group according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 233. Removed from a monophyletic Craugastor by Lynch, 2000, Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 24: 130. In the Craugastor (Hylactophryne) bocourti species series of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 45. Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 123, rejected species groups within the subgenus Hylactophryne. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 311. 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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