Craugastor megalotympanum (Shannon and Werler, 1955)

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

Eleutherodactylus megalotympanum Shannon and Werler, 1955, Trans. Kansas Acad. Sci., 58: 372. Holotype: F.A. Shannon 4084, by original designation; now presumably in UIMNH. Type locality: "on the slopes of Volcán San Martín, Veracruz, elevation 3-4000 ft.", Mexico.

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

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

English Names

San Martin Robber Frog (Liner, 1994, Herpetol. Circ., 23: 20; Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 77; Liner and Casas-Andreu, 2008, Herpetol. Circ., 38: 10).

Distribution

Sierra de los Tuxtlas, Veracruz, Mexico, ca. 900-1200 m elevation.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus (Craugastor) alfredi group of Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 228. 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: 306.

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