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Craugastor longirostris.jpg
Craugastor longirostris
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Craugastoridae
Genus: Craugastor
Cope, 1862

see article

  • Microbatrachylus Taylor, 1940 "1939"
  • Hylactophryne Lynch, 1968
  • Campbellius Hedges, Duellman & Heinicke, 2008

Craugastor is a genus of frog in the Craugastoridae family.[1][2] Its scientific names means ‘brittle-belly’, from the Ancient Greek krauros (κραῦρος, ‘brittle, dry’) and gastēr (γαστήρ, ‘belly, stomach’).[3]

It contains the following species:


  1. ^ Hedges, S. B., Duellman, W. E., and Heinicke, M. P (2008). "New World direct-developing frogs (Anura: Terrarana): Molecular phylogeny, classification, biogeography, and conservation". Zootaxa (1737): 1–182. 
  2. ^ "Craugastoridae. in: AmphibiaWeb - Information on Amphibian Biology and Conservation". University of California, Berkeley, CA. Retrieved 2010-07-13. 
  3. ^ 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.