Craugastor taylori (Lynch, 1966)

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

Eleutherodactylus taylori Lynch, 1966, Trans. Kansas Acad. Sci., 69: 76. Holotype: KU 58689, by original designation, by original designation. Type locality: "México, Chiapas, 6.2 km S Rayón Mescalapa".

Eleutherodactylus (Craugastor) tayloriLynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 233.

Craugastor tayloriCrawford 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) tayloriHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 45.

English Names

Taylor's 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).


Known only from the type locality in Chiapas, Mexico.


In the Eleutherodactylus (Craugastor) alfredi group according to Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 233. 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 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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