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.


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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