Atelopus pyrodactylus Venegas and Barrio, 2006

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Bufonidae > Genus: Atelopus > Species: Atelopus pyrodactylus

Atelopus pyrodactylus Venegas and Barrio, 2006 "2005", Rev. Esp. Herpetol., 19: 104. Holotype: MUSM 19521, by original designation. Type locality: "along the trail from Los Chilchos to Leymebamba (06° 41′ 19″ S, 77° 41′ 48″ W, WGS 84; 2860 m above sea level), Provincia Mariscal Cáceres, Department of San Martín, Peru".

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the type locality in the northern section of the Río Huallaga basin, at a ridge between two tributaries of the Río Chilchos, all on the eastern slope of the Cordillera Central, 2860 m elevation, in the northwestern part of the Department of San Martín, Peru.


Most similar to Atelopus peruensis and Atelopus epikeisthos according to the original publication.

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