Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Craugastoridae

Scientific Name: Craugastor gollmeri
Species Authority: (Peters, 1863)
Common Name(s):
English Evergreen Robber Frog
Eleutherodactylus goldmani Noble, 1924
Eleutherodactylus humeralis Fowler, 1916
Eleutherodactylus humeralis Fowler, 1916
Hylodes gollmeri Peters, 1863
Hylodes lanciformis (Cope, 1877)
Lithodytes lanciformis Cope, 1877
Taxonomic Source(s): Frost, D.R. 2015. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. New York, USA. Available at:
Taxonomic Notes: This species was previously within the genus Eleutherodactylus (Crawford and Smith, 2005).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-01-01
Assessor(s): Solís, F., Ibáñez, R., Chaves, G., Savage, J., Jaramillo, C., Fuenmayor, Q. & Bolaños, F.
Reviewer(s): Stuart, S.N., Chanson, J.S., Cox, N.A. & Young, B.E.
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, tolerance of a degree of habitat modification, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
Previously published Red List assessments:
2004 Least Concern (LC)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species can be found in lowland and premontane humid forests of eastern and central Panama, where it is found at elevations of 10-850m asl, and on the Atlantic slopes of northwestern Panama and eastern Costa Rica. There are a few records for the premontane Pacific slope in Costa Rica, where it is found at elevations of 10-1,520m asl (Savage, 2002).
Countries occurrence:
Costa Rica; Panama
Lower elevation limit (metres): 10
Upper elevation limit (metres): 1520
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Population [top]

Population: It is apparently common and regularly seen in Costa Rica.
Current Population Trend: Stable
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It inhabits the leaf-litter of humid lowland and montane forest; it is also present in cleared areas close to the forest. It breeds by direct development.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): General habitat loss by the destruction of natural forests is a major threat.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: While there are no specific conservation measures in place, the species has been recorded from many protected areas.

Citation: Solís, F., Ibáñez, R., Chaves, G., Savage, J., Jaramillo, C., Fuenmayor, Q. & Bolaños, F. 2008. Craugastor gollmeri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T56623A11507919. . Downloaded on 07 October 2015.
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