Craugastor silvicola (Lynch, 1967)

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

Eleutherodactylus silvicola Lynch, 1967, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 80: 211. Holotype: LSUMZ 7557, by original designation. Type locality: "12 mi. NNE Zanatepec, Oaxaca, Mexico, 4900 ft. elevation".

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

Craugastor silvicolaCrawford 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) silvicolaHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 45.

English Names

Forest 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

Known only from the type locality near Zanatepec, Oaxaca, Mexico, 1450–1600 m elevation.

Comment

In the Eleutherodactylus (Craugastor) alfredi group, according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 232. 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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