Craugastor nefrens

Subgenus: Hylactophryne
family: Craugastoridae
Species Description: Smith EN 2005 Two new species of Eleutherodactylus (Anura: Leptodactylidae) of the alfredi group from eastern Guatemala. Herpetologica 61:286-295

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Guatemala


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

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.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There is no current information available on threats to species.

Conservation Actions

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.

Taxonomic Notes

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. .Downloaded on 16 January 2019


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