This species is known only from Miquihuana at 2,000m asl, south-west of Victoria in extreme southwestern Tamaulipas Province, and from northeastern Querétaro, both in Mexico. It is found between 1,590-2,000m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
Specimens have been found in shrublands and adjacent conifer forests, and in live oak forests. It is assumed to be a direct developing species.
The population status of this species is unknown.
Threats to this species are unknown. However it appears to inhabit a very restricted area hence any kind of alteration or transformation of the species' habitat is a major threat.
This species is protected by Mexican law under the "Special Protection" category (Pr).
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing doubts as to its taxonomic validity, extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.
Georgina Santos-Barrera, Luis Canseco-Márquez 2010. Craugastor batrachylus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T56455A11481042. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2010-2.RLTS.T56455A11481042.en .Downloaded on 18 January 2019