Craugastor chingopetaca is known from Chingo Petaca, Rio San Juan (40 masl) Department of Rio San Juan (Köhler and Sunyer, 2006), Cerro El Bolívar, near Río Machado, and Boca de San Carlos, Nicaragua (G. Köhler, pers. comm. 2008).
Habitat and Ecology
The only known specimen was found during the daytime, in the leaf litter of the forest floor, on a wet ridge in the forest (Köhler and Sunyer, 2006).
It likely breeds by direct development, as in other congeners (G. Köhler, pers. comm. 2008).
The species is only known from one specimen, the holotype.
No major threats are known for this species.
No conservation measures are known for this species.
Craugastor chingopetaca can be distinguished from other similar species by a combination of morphological features (Köhler and Sunyer, 2006).
Gunther Köhler, Javier Sunyer 2010. Craugastor chingopetaca. In: IUCN 2014