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Atelopus chocoensis Lötters, 1992

Chocó stubfoot toad

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1998

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)

 

Distribution

Colombia

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Lötters, Stefan. 1992. Ein neuer Harlekin-Frosch (Anura: Bufonidae: Atelopus) aus dem Choco, West-Kolumbien. Sauria 14: 27-30.

 

Other references:

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

IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group. 2017. Atelopus chocoensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T54499A49534920. Downloaded on 11 December 2017.

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 37(2): 190-201.

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

Pounds, J.A., Bustamante, M.R., Coloma, L.A., Consuegra, J.A., Fogden, M.P.L., Foster, P.N., La Marca, E., Masters, K.L., Merino-Viteri, A., Puschendorf, R., Ron, S.R., Sánchez-Azofeifa, G.A., Still, C.J. and Young, B.E. 2006. Widespread amphibian extinctions from epidemic disease driven by global warming. Nature 439: 161-167.

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