This species is known from 800-1,000m asl in the Sierra de Caral, Izabal Department, south-eastern Guatemala, and might also occur in neighbouring Honduras. It appears to be restricted within a very narrow altitudinal band.
Habitat and Ecology
It is known from moist tropical forest, where individuals were found at night perched on vegetation 0.3-2m above the ground. It is presumed to breed by direct development.
There is no information available on the population status of this species.
There is no current information available on threats to species.
Its known range is encompassed by the Área de Protección Especial de Sierra Caral.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.
This species was previously within the genus Eleutherodactylus (Crawford and Smith 2005).
Simon Stuart 2006. Craugastor nefrens. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T61803A12557239. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2006.RLTS.T61803A12557239.en .Downloaded on 16 January 2019