As presently known, the range of this species in western México extends from Chiapas to Nayarit.
Shannon and Humphrey described Phrynohyas corasterias from Nayarit.
Then came the Thorames, who conquered the previous settlers and drove them to Nayarit.
An instance of apotheosis occurred in Nayarit, where the skeleton of a king, enthroned in a cave, received divine honors.
The darkest of the material assigned to canutus is from Nayarit (for specific localities see specimens examined).
Duellman used the trinomial for this population and named a new subspecies, pallidus, from Nayarit.
The specimens of the disjunct population of pallidus on the Tres Marias do not differ from the mainland population in Nayarit.
A similar situation is observed in Nayarit; the lowland Tomodactylus occurs sympatrically with the small Syrrhophus pallidus.
Occurs from near sea level in Nayarit, up to 4000 feet in Jalisco.