Craugastor pozo (Johnson and Savage, 1995)

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

Eleutherodactylus pozo Johnson and Savage, 1995, J. Herpetol., 29: 501. Holotype: UTEP 8340, by original designation. Type locality: "12 km NW of Berriozábal (elev. ca. 1060 m), Municipality of Berriozábal, Chiapas, México (ca. 16° 53′ N lat., 93° 23′ W long.)".

Craugastor pozoCrawford 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) pozoHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 41.

English Names

Poza Turipache Rainfrog (Liner and Casas-Andreu, 2008, Herpetol. Circ., 38: 11).

Distribution

Forested localities on the southern edge of the Northern Highlands physiographic region of Chiapas, Mexico, 700–1200 m elevation.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus rugulosus group, most similar to Eleutherodactylus brocchi, according to the original publication; in the subgenus Craugastor by implication. See account by Campbell and Savage, 2000, Herpetol. Monogr., 14: 210–212. Savage, 2002, Amph. Rept. Costa Rica: 226, included this species in his Eleutherodactylus fitzingeri series, Eleutherodactylus rugulosus group. See 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.

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