Craugastor palenque (Campbell and Savage, 2000)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Eleutherodactylus palenque Campbell and Savage, 2000


Conservation Status

Last record: 1970's

Rediscovered in ?

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient



Palenque, Chiapas State, Mexico


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Campbell, J.A. and Savage, J.M. 2000. Taxonomic reconsideration of Middle American frogs of the Eleutherodactylus rugulosus group (Anura: Leptodactylidae): A reconnaissance of subtle nuances among frogs. Herpetological Monographs 14: 186-292.


Other references:

Manuel Acevedo, Jay Savage. 2004. Craugastor palenque. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56821A11539459. Downloaded on 08 June 2017.

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.

Percino-Daniel, Ruth, del Valle, Yasminda García and Campbell, Jonathan A. (2017). Rediscovery and additional records for Craugastor palenque (Anura: Craugastoridae) from the archaeological Mayan site of Palenque, Chiapas, Mexico. The Southwestern Naturalist 59(1): 139-141. [Abstract]


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