Craugastor jota (Lynch, 1980)

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

Eleutherodactylus jota Lynch, 1980, Trans. Kansas Acad. Sci., 83: 101. Holotype: KU 115212, by original designation. Type locality: "along the Río Changena, Provincia Bocas del Toro, Panamá, 830 m".

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

Craugastor jotaCrawford 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) jotaHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 41.

English Names

Rio Changena Robber Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 76).

Distribution

Known only from the type locality in the Province of Bocas del Toro, Panama.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus fitzingeri group; closely allied with Eleutherodactylus bransfordii and Eleutherodactylus podiciferus according to the original publication. In the Eleutherodactylus (Craugastor) rhodopis group of Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 226. In the Craugastor rhodopis species series, Craugastor podiciferus species group of Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 41, and of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 123. 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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