Atelopus sonsonensis Vélez-Rodriguez and Ruiz-Carranza, 1997

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

Atelopus sonsonensis Vélez-Rodriguez and Ruiz-Carranza, 1997, Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 21: 556. Holotype: ICN 37516, by original designation. Type locality: "COLOMBIA, Antioquia, municipio de Sonsón, vereda Caunzal, flanco oriental de la Cordillera Central, ca. 15 km al sureste del municipio Argelia, 1500 m."

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Known only from the type locality (Municipio de Sonsón) on the eastern slope of the Cordillera Central, Antioquia, Colombia, 1500 m elevation.

Comment

In the Atelopus longirostris group according to the original publication. 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: 175. Rada, 2005, in Rueda-Almonacid et al. (eds.), Ranas Arlequines: 111, provided a brief account, photograph, and map.

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