This Mexican endemic ranges from the Pacific slopes of the Sierra Madre Occidental in western Mexico from the Rio Fuerte drainage in northern Sinaloa, to the Rio Balsas drainage in southwestern Michoacán.
Habitat and Ecology
This species inhabits lowland dry forest and premontane dry forest from 60-2,150m asl. It breeds by direct development.
This is a common species.
Infrastructure development for human settlements and logging are threats to the forest habitat of this species.
The range of this species includes Chamela-Cuixmala Biosphere Reserve.
This species was previously within the genus Eleutherodactylus (Crawford and Smith, 2005).
Georgina Santos-Barrera, Gabriela Parra-Olea 2004. Craugastor vocalis. In: IUCN 2014