Craugastor longirostris
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Craugastoridae
Subfamily: Craugastorinae
Genus: Craugastor
Cope, 1862
Type species
Hylodes fitzingeri
Schmidt, 1857
113 species (see text)
  • Microbatrachylus Taylor, 1940 "1939"
  • Hylactophryne Lynch, 1968
  • Campbellius Hedges, Duellman & Heinicke, 2008

Craugastor is a large genus of frogs in the Craugastoridae family.[1][2][3] It has over 110 species.[3] Its scientific names means brittle-belly, from the Ancient Greek krauros (κραῦρος, brittle, dry) and gastēr (γαστήρ, belly, stomach).[4]


Craugastor contains these species:[3]


  1. Hedges, S. B.; Duellman, W. E. & Heinicke, M. P (2008). "New World direct-developing frogs (Anura: Terrarana): Molecular phylogeny, classification, biogeography, and conservation" (PDF). Zootaxa (1737): 1–182.
  2. "Craugastoridae. in: AmphibiaWeb - Information on Amphibian Biology and Conservation". University of California, Berkeley, CA. Retrieved 2010-07-13.
  3. 1 2 3 Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Craugastor Cope, 1862". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 16 February 2015.
  4. Dodd, C. Kenneth (2013). Frogs of the United States and Canada. 1. The Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 20. ISBN 978-1-4214-0633-6.
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