- Reasons for the disappearances of this species remains unproven, although infection with chytridiomycosis together with habitat loss is strongly suspected.
- Encroaching subsistence agriculture and livestock grazing activities are threats to the buffer zone of Parque Nacional La Muralla and Refugio de Vida Silvestre El Armado.
Craugastor olanchano is a species of frog in the family Craugastoridae. It is endemic to Honduras. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests and rivers.