Atelopus famelicus Rivero and Morales, 1995

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

Atelopus famelicus Rivero and Morales, 1995 "1992", Brenesia, 38: 29. Holotype: KU 145050, by original designation. Type locality: "La Costa, Departamento del Cauca, Colombia".

Atelopus negreti Ruiz-Carranza, Vélez-Rodriguez, and Ardila-Robayo, 1995, Caldasia, 18: 113. Holotype: ICN 32897, by original designation. Type locality: "Colombia, Departamento del Cauca, Municipio El Tambo, Corregimiento 20 de Julio, Hacienda 'El Tambito' de la Fundación Proselva, ca. 2° 28′ latitud N, 76° 50′ W de Greenwich, 1380-1580 m." Synonymy by Ruiz-Carranza, Ardila-Robayo, and Lynch, 1996, Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 20: 367.

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Known only from the region of the type locality on the western slope of the Cordillera Occidental of Cauca, Colombia, 1380-1580 m elevation.

Comment

Previously confused with Atelopus longirostris and Atelopus lynchi, according to the original publication. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 165. Castro-Herrera and Bolívar-García, 2005, in Rueda-Almonacid et al. (eds.), Ranas Arlequines: 76, provided a brief account, photograph, and map.

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