Craugastor polymniae Campbell, Lamar and Hillis, 1989

Rana-ladrona De Sierra De Juárez (Spanish)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Eleutherodactylus polymniae Campbell, Lamar & Hillis, 1989


Conservation Status

Last record: 1983

Rediscovered in 2009

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered



Oaxaca, Mexico


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Campbell, J.A., Lamar, W.W. and Hillis, D.M. (1989). A new species of dimunitive Eleutherodactylus (Leptodactylidae) from Oaxaca, Mexico. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 1989: 491-499.


Other references:

Lamoreux, John F., McKnight, Meghan W., and Hernandez, Rodolfo Cabrera. (2015). Amphibian Alliance for Zero Extinction Sites in Chiapas and Oaxaca. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN. xxiv + 320pp.

Lips, K.R., Mendelson III, J.R., Munoz-Alonso, A., Canseco-Marquez, L. and Mulcahy, D.G. (2004). Amphibian population declines in montane southern Mexico: resurveys of historical localities. Biological Conservation 119: 555-564.

Georgina Santos-Barrera, Gabriela Parra-Olea. (2004). Craugastor polymniae. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. ( Downloaded on 14 February 2013.


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