Craugastor coffeus McCranie and Köhler, 1999

Coffee coqui



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Eleutherodactylus coffeus McCranie and Köhler, 1999


Conservation Status

Last record: 1999 or before

Rediscovered in June-August 2007

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered



Honduras (& Guatemala?)


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

McCranie, J.R. and Köhler, G. (1999). A new species of rainfrog of the Eleutherodactylus gollmeri group from western Honduras (Amphibia, Anura, Leptodactylidae). Senckenbergiana Biologica 1999: 83-87.


Other references:

Crawford, A.J. and Smith, E.N. 2005. Cenozoic biogeography and evolution in direct-developing frogs of Central America (Leptodactylidae: Eleutherodactylus) as inferred from a phylogenetic analysis of nuclear and mitochondrial genes. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 25: 536-555.

Gustavo Cruz, Larry David Wilson, Randy McCranie. (2004). Craugastor coffeus. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. ( Downloaded on 14 February 2013.

Field, Richard and Long, Peter. (2007). Cusuco National Park, Honduras: Ecology of a Meso-American cloud forest. 2007 field report. 57 pp.

Kolby, Jonathan E., Padgett-Flohr, Gretchen E. and Field, Richard. (2009). Amphibian chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in Cusuco National Park, Honduras. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms doi: 10.3354/dao02055.

McCranie, J.R. and Wilson, L.D. 2002. The Amphibians of Honduras. Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, Ithaca, New York, USA.


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