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).
Georgina Santos-Barrera, Luis Canseco-Márquez 2010. Craugastor batrachylus. In: IUCN 2014