Atelopus laetissimus Ruiz-Carranza, Ardila-Robayo, and Hernández-Camacho, 1994

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

Atelopus laetissimus Ruiz-Carranza, Ardila-Robayo, and Hernández-Camacho, 1994, Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 19: 155. Holotype: ICN 00410, by original designation. Type locality: "Colombia, Departamento del Magdalena, Municipio de Santa Marta, vertiente SE de la Cuchilla de San Lorenzo, al SW de la estación Forestal de San Lorenzo, sector NW Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, ca. 11° 11′ latitud N, 74° 3′ longitud W de Greenwich, 1900 m."

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Vicinity of the type locality in the northwestern part of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Magdalena, Colombia, 1900-2800 m elevation in humid montane forest.

Comment

See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 168. Galvis-Peñuela, 2005, in Rueda-Almonacid et al. (eds.), Ranas Arlequines: 83, provided a brief account, photograph, and map.

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