Craugastor cyanochthebius McCranie and Smith, 2006

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

Craugastor cyanochthebius McCranie and Smith, 2006, Herpetologica, 62: 185. Holotype: UTA A-56748, by original designation. Type locality: "San Isidro, on the western slopes of Montaña del Cerro Azul, Sierra del Espíritu Santo, Departamento de Copán, Honduras, 1200 m elevation. . . . The locality is approximately 15° 07′ 38.2″ N, 88° 56′ 13.8″ W".

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

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Cloud forest on the western slopes of Montaña del Cerro Azul, Sierra del Espíritu Santo, 900–1200 m elevation, Departamento de Copán, Honduras.

Comment

In the Craugastor alfredi group, Craugastor spatulatus subgroup, according to the original publication. McCranie, 2007, Herpetol. Rev., 38: 37, summarized the departmental distribution in Honduras. 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 HylactophryneKöhler, 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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