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Craugastor rupinius

Subgenus: Craugastor
family: Craugastoridae

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Guatemala, Honduras

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species can be found in the Pacific drainages of Tonalá, Chiapas, Mexico, where it occurs on the Pacific versant in the vicinity of Escuintla, south-eastward through southern Guatemala to eastern El Salvador, 400-2,000m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits steep, rocky streams primarily in Premontane Wet Forest, but also in Lowland and Lower Montane Wet Forests. Reproduction occurs via direct development. Occurs in second growth forest and shade coffee plantations.

Population

This species is common and persistent in Guatemala and El Salvador. It is abundant in Mexico.

Population Trend

Stable

Major Threats

Habitat loss is a major threat. It should be noted that some other species of Eleutherodactylus that are associated with streams have undergone dramatic declines and disappearances, possibly due to chytridiomycosis, so the status of this species should be monitored carefully.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in several protected areas.

Taxonomic Notes

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

Citation

Manuel Acevedo, Gunther Köhler, Antonio Muñoz Alonso 2004. Craugastor rupinius. In: IUCN 2014

 

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