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

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

Atelopus nahumae Ruiz-Carranza, Ardila-Robayo, and Hernández-Camacho, 1994, Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 19: 154. Holotype: ICN 00439, 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

Humid montane forest of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Magdalena, Colombia, 1900-2800 m elevation.

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: 171. Renjifo and Renjifo, 2005, in Rueda-Almonacid et al. (eds.), Ranas Arlequines: 92, provided a brief account, photograph, and map. Granda-Rodríguez, del Portillo-Mozo, and Renjifo, 2008 "2007", Herpetotropicos, Mérida, 4: 85-86, provided a second locality. Carvajalino-Fernández, Porras, Ortega-Chinchilla, and Barrientos, 2017, Herpetol. Rev., 48: 273–275, reported on vocalization and natural history. 

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