Craugastor jota

Subgenus: Craugastor
family: Craugastoridae

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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: Panama


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is a Panamanian endemic known only from the type locality "along the Río Changena, Provincia Bocas del Toro, Panamá, 830m [asl]" (Lynch 1980) in the western Cordillera Central adjacent to Costa Rica.

Habitat and Ecology

This is a terrestrial, direct developing species found in humid montane forest.


It is known only from the 1966 type collection of six specimens.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The threats to this species are not known.

Conservation Actions

It has apparently been recorded from within Parque Internacional La Amistad.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Taxonomic Notes

This species was previously within the genus Eleutherodactylus (Crawford and Smith 2005).


Frank Solís, Roberto Ibáñez, César Jaramillo, Querube Fuenmayor 2004. Craugastor jota. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56686A11505964. .Downloaded on 23 January 2019


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