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

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

Craugastor cueyatl Jameson, Streicher, Manuelli, Head, and Smith, 2022, Herpetol. Monogr., 36: 23. Holotype: UTA A-62348, by original designation. Type locality: "on the road from Avandaro to El Manzano, East of Cerro Gordo, Estado de México, Mexico, 19.12209°N, 100.13969°W, 2311 m". Zoobank publication registration: 52832190-3BE2-4251-ABFB-61B1280270C9

English Names

None noted. 


Throughout the central region of the Trans-Volcanic Mexican Cordilleras slopes, those facing the Río Balsas, in the states of México and Morelos (1670–2264 m), an area of mesic 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, and noted that it had previously been confused with Craugastor hobartsmithi

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