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Atelopus farci Lynch, 1993

Forest stubfoot toad

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 2003 (IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group, 2017)

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)

 

Distribution

Colombia

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Lynch, J. D. (1993). A new harlequin frog from the Cordillera Oriental of Colombia (Anura: Bufonidae: Atelopus). Alytes 11(4): 77-87.

 

Other references:

IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group. (2017). Atelopus farci. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T54510A49535647. 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, S. 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.

Rueda-Almonacid, J.V., Lynch, J., and Amézquita, A. 2004. Libro rojo de anfibios de Colombia. Conservación Internacional – Colombia, Instituto de Ciencias Naturales – Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Ministerio del Medio Ambiente, Bogotá.

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.

https://thebogotapost.com/2017/11/28/new-species-named-farc-shakira-jorge-velosa/

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/22944/atelopus-farci

 

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