Craugastor fecundus (McCranie and Wilson, 1997)

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

Eleutherodactylus fecundus McCranie and Wilson, 1997, Alytes, 14: 162. Holotype: LACM 137311, by original designation. Type locality: "Quebrada de Oro (15° 38′ N, 86° 47′ W), elevation 880 m, tributary of Río Viejo, south slope of Cerro Búfalo S of La Ceiba, Cordillera Nombre de Dios, Departamento de Atlántida, Honduras".

Eleutherodactylus (Craugastor) fecundusMcCranie and Wilson, 2002, Amph. Honduras: 392.

Craugastor fecundusCrawford and Smith, 2005, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 35: 551, by implication; Frost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 297: 360.

Craugastor (Campbellius) fecundusHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 34.

English Names

Nombre de Dios Streamside Frog (McCranie, 2018, Cat. Am. Amph. Rept., 916: 1). 


Low and moderate elevations (200 to 1260 m) of the eastern and central part of the Cordillera Nombre de Dios south of La Ceiba and Trujillo, Honduras.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Honduras

Endemic: Honduras


In the Eleutherodactylus milesi group according to the original publication. See account by McCranie and Wilson, 2002, Amph. Honduras: 389–392. McCranie, 2007, Herpetol. Rev., 38: 37, summarized the departmental distribution in Honduras. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 303. 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. See detailed account by McCranie, 2018, Cat. Am. Amph. Rept., 916: 1–10. 

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