Craugastor pelorus

Subgenus: Craugastor
family: Craugastoridae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

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Range Description

This species is distributed on the Caribbean slopes of northern Chiapas, Mexico, where it is known from along the small, upper tributaries that drain into the Río Grijalva and the Río Usumacinta (Campbell and Savage 2000). It has been recorded at altitudes of 400-1,700m asl. It might occur more widely.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits premontane wet forest and lower montane wet forest, where individuals have been found by day under rocks by a mountain stream. It is presumed to breed by direct development.


The population status of this species is not known.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The threats to this species are not known, although it is likely to be impacted by forest loss due to smallholder farming and logging.

Conservation Actions

It is not known if this species occurs in any protected areas.

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, threats and ecological requirements.


Georgina Santos-Barrera 2004. Craugastor pelorus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56840A11543607. .Downloaded on 21 February 2019


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