Craugastor longirostris

Subgenus: Craugastor
family: Craugastoridae

© 2008 Mauricio Rivera Correa (1 of 1)
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Colombia, Ecuador, Panama


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species ranges from the eastern cordilleras in the southeast and southwest of Darién Province in extreme eastern Panama, south throughout western Colombia to the southern part of Guayas Province in Ecuador. It also ranges around the northern slopes of the Cordillera Occidental and Cordillera Central to the middle and upper drainage of the Magdalena Valley, in Colombia. It occurs from sea level up to 1,200m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It is a species of lowland and submontane rainforest, with a few records also from dry forest. It is a terrestrial species that can survive in secondary forest, but not in open areas. It is often found along streams. It is presumed to breed by direct development, but the egg deposition site is not known.


It is a common species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The major threats are likely to be deforestation for agricultural development, plantations, illegal crops, logging, and human settlement, and pollution resulting from the spraying of illegal crops.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in many protected areas in Colombia, and in the Parque Nacional Darién in Panama. In Ecuador, its geographic range overlaps with the Reserva Ecológica Cotacachi-Cayapas.

Taxonomic Notes

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


Taran Grant, Manuel Morales, Frank Solís, Roberto Ibáñez, César Jaramillo, Querube Fuenmayor 2004. Craugastor longirostris. In: IUCN 2014


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