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Atelopus carauta Ruíz-Carranza and Hernández-Camacho, 1978

Rio Carauta studfoot toad

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1973

IUCN status: Critically Endangered

 

Distribution

Colombia

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Ruiz-Carranza, P.M. and Hernández-Camacho, J.A. 1978. Una nueva especie colombiana de Atelopus (Amphibia: Bufonidae). Caldasia [1978]: 181-197.

 

Other references:

Acosta-Galvis, A.R. 2000. Ranas, Salamandras y Caecilias (Tetrapoda: Amphibia) de Colombia. Biota Colombiana: 289-319.

Andrés Acosta-Galvis, Wilmar Bolívar, Fernando Castro, John Lynch. (2004). Atelopus carauta. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 10 September 2012.

Cannatella, D.C. 1981. A new Atelopus from Ecuador and Colombia. Journal of Herpetology: 133-138.

La Marca, E., Lips, K.R., Lötters, S., Puschendorf, R., Ibáñez, R., Rueda-Almonacid, J.V., Schulte, R., Marty, C., Castro, F., Manzanilla-Puppo, J., Garcia-Perez, J.E., Toral, E., Bolaños, F., Chaves, G., Pounds, J.A. and Young, B. 2005. Catastrophic population declines and extinctions in Neotropical harlequin frogs (Bufonidae: Atelopus). Biotropica: 190-201.

Lötters, S. 1996. The Neotropical Toad Genus Atelopus. Checklist - Biology - Distribution. Vences, M. and Glaw, F. Verlags GbR, Köln, Germany.

Ruiz-Carranza, P.M., Ardila-Robayo, M.C. and Lynch, J.D. 1996. Lista actualizada de la fauna de Amphibia de Colombia. Revista de la Academia Colombiana de Ciencias Exactas, Físicas y Naturales 20(77): 365-415.

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