Craugastor zunigai Arias, Hertz, and Parra-Olea, 2019

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

Craugastor zunigai Arias, Hertz, and Parra-Olea, 2019, Amph. Rept. Conserv., 13: 188. Holotype: UCR 22703, by original designation. Type locality: "Costa Rica: Provincia de Puntarenas: Cantón de Coto Brus: Distrito de Sabalito: Finca Las Alturas, Zona Protectora Las Tablas, (8.976º, -82.834; 1,732 m a.s.l.)". Zoobank publication registration: 0AB829CA-DAFF-4EE9-B7D7-FBC037B4B2B0


English Names

Zúñiga’s Dirt Frog (original publication). 


Southwestern Costa Rica, on the Pacific slopes of Cordillera de Talamanca, so far known from Santa María de Pittier, Tres Colinas, Las Alturas de Cotón, and road to Las Tablas (very near the Panama border into which it likely extends), 1500–2100 m elevation. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Costa Rica

Endemic: Costa Rica


In the Craugastor podiciferus group, previously confused with Craugastor podiciferus, according to the original publication. 

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