Craugastor chingopetaca Köhler and Sunyer, 2006

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

Craugastor chingopetaca Köhler and Sunyer, 2006, Senckenb. Biol., 86: 262. Holotype: SMF 83214, by original designation. Type locality: "Chingo Petaca, Río San Juan, 10° 44′ 50.9″ N, 83° 50′ 26.3″ W, Departamento Rio San Juan, Nicaragua, 40 m elevation".

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the type locality (Chingo Petaca, Río San Juan, Departamento Rio San Juan, Nicaragua).

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Nicaragua

Endemic: Nicaragua


In the Craugastor fitzingeri group according to the original publication. See comments by Sunyer, Páiz, Dehling, and Köhler, 2009, Herpetol. Notes, 2: 189-202, regarding Nicaraguan populations. Köhler, 2011, Amph. Cent. Am.: 140–191, provided a key to the genera and species of Brachycephaloidea (= Craugastoridae, Eleutherodactylidae) in Central America and provided maps and photographs of the species, including this one. In the Craugastor (Craugastor) fitzingeri series, Craugastor fitzingeri species group of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 122. 

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