Craugastor anciano (Savage, McCranie and Wilson, 1988)

Corquin robber frog



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Eleutherodactylus anciano Savage, McCranie and Wilson, 1988


Conservation Status

IUCN status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct) [2004 RedList assessment, online version; "Possibly Extinct" added post-2004 without mention]



Honduras (western)












Original scientific description:

Savage, J.M., McCranie, J.R. and Wilson, L.D. (1988). New upland stream frogs of the Eleutherodactylus rugulosus group (Amphibia: Anura: Leptodactylidae) from Honduras. Bulletin Southern California Academy of Sciences 1988: 50-56.


Other references:

Gustavo Cruz, Larry David Wilson, Randy McCranie. (2004). Craugastor anciano. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. ( Downloaded on 13 February 2013.

Wilson, Larry David and McCranie, James R. (2003). Herpetofaunal Indicator Species as Measures of Environmental Stability in Honduras. Carribean Journal of Science 39(1): 50-67.

Wilson, Larry David and McCranie, James R. (2004). The conservation status of the herpetofauna of Honduras. Amphib Reptile Conserv. 3(1): 6-33.


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