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Atelopus mindoensis Peters, 1973

Mindo stubfoot toad

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1989

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered

 

Distribution

Ecuador

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Peters, J. A. (1973). The frog genus Atelopus in Ecuador (Anura: Bufonidae). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology: 1-49.

 

Other references:

Amorós, César L. Barrio et al. (2020). Back from extinction: rediscovery of the harlequin toad Atelopus mindoensis Peters, 1973 in Ecuador. Herpetology Notes 13: 325-328.

Lötters, S. (2001). The tadpole of Atelopus mindoensis Peters (Anura, Bufonidae) from northwestern Ecuador. Copeia 2001: 276-278.

Luis A. Coloma, Santiago Ron, Martín R. Bustamante, Mario Yánez-Muñoz, Diego Cisneros-Heredia, Ana Almendáriz. (2004). Atelopus mindoensis. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 10 February 2013.

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