Craugastor cruzi McCranie, Savage & Wilson, 1989



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Eleutherodactylus cruzi McCranie, Savage & Wilson, 1989


Conservation Status


Last record: 1988

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



"the Cordillera Nombre de Dios on the Atlantic slope south of La Ceiba in northern Honduras at 1,520m asl" (Wilson et al. 2004)


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

McCranie, J.R., Savage, J.M. and Wilson, L.D. (1989). Description of two new species of the Eleutherodactylus milesi group (Amphibia: Anura: Leptodactylidae) from northern Honduras. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 1989: 483-490.


Other references:

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.

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


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