Atelopus pinangoi Rivero, 1982

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

Atelopus pinangoi Rivero, 1982 "1980", Mem. Soc. Cienc. Nat. La Salle, 40: 130. Holotype: UPRM 05354, by original designation. Type locality: "Piñango, 2920 m, Edo. Mérida, Venezuela".

English Names

Pinango Stubfoot Toad (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 40).

Green and Red Venter Harlequin Toad (Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 173).

Distribution

Known only from the region of the type locality in the Cordillera de Mérida, Mérida, Venezuela, in humid montane forest, 2300-2920 m elevation.

Comment

Related to Atelopus mucubajiensis, according to the original publication. Presumably in the Atelopus flavescens group. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 173. La Marca and Mijares-Urrutia, 2005, in Rueda-Almonacid et al. (eds.), Ranas Arlequines: 102, provided a brief account, photograph, and map.

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