This species is known only from the isolated Sierra de Los Tuxtlas of southern Veracruz, Mexico, at altitudes between 400 and 1,200m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It occurs along streams in premontane and lower montane wet forests; it is not known if this species can adapt to habitat modification. Breeding is by direct development.
The population status of this species is unknown.
The threats to this species are not known, although it is likely to be impacted by ongoing forest loss in the region.
It is present in the Los Tuxtlas National Biosphere Reserve. Further survey work is needed to establish the current population status of the species.
Red List Status
Listed as Endangered because its Extent of Occurrence is less than 5,000 km2, all individuals are in fewer than five locations, and there is continuing decline in the extent and quality of its habitat on the Sierra de Los Tuxtlas of southern Veracruz, Mexico.
Georgina Santos-Barrera 2004. Craugastor vulcani. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57050A11574639. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57050A11574639.en .Downloaded on 16 December 2018