Craugastor omoaensis (McCranie and Wilson, 1997)

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

Eleutherodactylus omoaensis McCranie and Wilson, 1997, Alytes, 14: 155. Holotype: MVZ 115286, by original designation. Type locality: "about 10 airline km WSW San Pedro Sula on road to Perú (15° 28′ N, 88° 06′ W), elevation 1150 m, Sierra de Omoa, Departamento de Cortés, Honduras".

Eleutherodactylus (Craugastor) omoaensisMcCranie and Wilson, 2002, Amph. Honduras: 422.

Craugastor omoaensisCrawford 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) omoaensisHedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 34.

English Names

None noted.


Moderate elevations (760 to 1150 m) in the Sierra de Omoa west of San Pedro Sula, 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: 420–423, who note that this taxon may be extinct due to deforestation. 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: 307. 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. McCranie, 2018, Cat. Am. Amph. Rept., 917: 1–9, provided a detailed account. 

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