Craugastor angelicus Savage, 1975:274

Angel robber frog



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Eleutherodactylus angelicus Savage, 1975:274


Conservation Status

Last record: 1994

Rediscovered in ?

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered



Costa Rica


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Savage, Jay M. (1975). Systematics and distribution of the Mexican and Central American stream frogs related to Eleutherodactylus rugulosus. Copeia [1975]: 254-306.


Other references:

Hayes, M. P. (1985). Nest structure and attendance in the stream-dwelling frog, Eleutherodactylus angelicus. Journal of Herpetology 1985: 168-169.

Kubicki, Brian. (2016). Rediscovery of the Critically Endangered frog, Craugastor angelicus, in Costa Rica. Mesoamerican Herpetology 3(4): 1070-1071.

Alan Pounds, Federico Bolaños, Gerardo Chaves. (2004). Craugastor angelicus. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. ( Downloaded on 14 February 2013.


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