Craugastor hobartsmithi (Taylor, 1937)

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

Eleutherodactylus hobartsmithi Taylor, 1937 "1936", Trans. Kansas Acad. Sci., 39: 355. Holotype: EHT-HMS 3688, by original designation; now FMNH 100114 according to Marx, 1976, Fieldiana, Zool., 69: 48. Type locality: "near Uruapan, Michoacan", Mexico.

Microbatrachylus hobartsmithiTaylor, 1940 "1939", Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull., 26: 501.

Eleutherodactylus hobartsmithiLynch, 1965, Nat. Hist. Misc., 182: 8.

Eleutherodactylus (Craugastor) hobartsmithiHedges, 1989, in Woods (ed.), Biogeograph. W. Indies: 317, by implication.

Craugastor hobartsmithiCrawford 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 (Craugastor) hobartsmithiHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 39.

English Names

Smith's Pygmy Robber Frog (Liner, 1994, Herpetol. Circ., 23: 19).

Smith's Pigmy Robber Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 75).

Smith's Pigmy Tropical Frog (Liner and Casas-Andreu, 2008, Herpetol. Circ., 38: 10).


Tropical-deciduous forest to lower oak woodland on the southwestern part of the Mexican Plateau from Nayarit and Jalisco to Michoacan and the state of Mexico, Mexico.


In the Eleutherodactylus (Craugastor) rhodopis group of Lynch and Duellman, 1997, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 23: 226. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 304. In the Craugastor (Craugastor) mexicanus species series of Padial, Grant, and Frost, 2014, Zootaxa, 3825: 123. 

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