Craugastor candelariensis Jameson, Streicher, Manuelli, Head, and Smith, 2022

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Brachycephaloidea > Family: Craugastoridae > Genus: Craugastor > Species: Craugastor candelariensis

Craugastor candelariensis Jameson, Streicher, Manuelli, Head, and Smith, 2022, Herpetol. Monogr., 36: 17. Holotype: UTA A-64253, by original designation. Type locality: "on the road to Oaxaca; Sierra Madre del Sur, Oaxaca, Mexico, 15.94960°N, 96.47110°W, 668 m". Zoobank publication registration: 52832190-3BE2-4251-ABFB-61B1280270C9

English Names

None noted. 


In the Sierra Madre del Sur in the vicinity of Candelaria Loxicha and San Gabriel Mixtepec at intermediate elevations of southern Oaxaca (668–1350 m), Mexico an area that mostly consists of pine–oak forest habitat.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Mexico

Endemic: Mexico


Morphology, morphometrics, and molecular markers detailed in the original publication, which included this species in the Craugastor mexicanus series. 

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