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Craugastor longirostris.jpg
Craugastor longirostris
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Craugastoridae
Subfamily: Craugastorinae
Genus: Craugastor
Cope, 1862
Type species
Hylodes fitzingeri
Schmidt, 1857

124, See article.

  • 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] It has over 120 species. Its scientific names means brittle-belly, from the Ancient Greek krauros (κραῦρος, brittle, dry) and gastēr (γαστήρ, belly, stomach).[3]

It contains these 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.