Craugastor milesi Schmidt, 1933

Montane streamside frog, Miles’ robber frog



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Eleutherodactylus milesi Schmidt, 1933


Conservation Status

Last record: 1992

Rediscovered in 2008 or 2009

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered





Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Schmidt, K. P. (1933). New reptiles and amphibians from Honduras. Zoological Series of Field Museum of Natural History [1933]: 15-22.


Other references:

Andreone, Franco et al. (2022). Threatened and extinct amphibians and reptiles in Italian natural history collections are useful conservation tools. Acta Herpetologica 17(1): 45-58. doi:10.36253/a_h-12349

Kolby, Jonathan E. and McCranie, J. R. (2009). The discovery of a surviving population of the Montane Streamside Frog Craugastor milesi (Schmidt). Herpetological Review 40(3): 282-283.

Kolby, Jonathan E. and McCranie, J. R. (2009). Discovery of a surviving population of the montane streamside frog Craugastor milesi (Schmidt). Herpetological Review 40(4): 444.

McCranie, J. R. and Wilson, L. D. (1997). A review of the Eleutherodactylus milesi-like frogs (Anura, Leptodactylidae) from Honduras with the description of four new species. Alytes 1997: 147-174.

Regalado, Pedro Galán. (2015). Los Anfibios y Reptiles Extinguidos: Herpetofauna Desaparecida Desde el Año 1500. Monografías de la Universidade da Coruña 155: 1-509.

Scheffers, Brett R., Yong, Ding Li, Harris, J. Berton C., Giam, Xingli and Sodhi, Navjot S. (2011). The world’s rediscovered species: back from the brink? PLoS ONE 6(7): e22531. [Supporting Information (Table S1)]

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. [second specimen found since initial rediscovery]


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