The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Atelopus podocarpus Coloma et al. 2010

Podocarpus stubfoot toad

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last Record: 1 December 1994

Rediscovered: 2016

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)

 

Distribution

Ecuador & Peru

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Coloma, Luis A. et al. (2010). Five new (extinct?) species of Atelopus (Anura: Bufonidae) from Andean Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru. Zootaxa 2574: 1-54.

 

Other references:

IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group. (2013). Atelopus podocarpus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 18 January 2015.

Jervis P, KarlsdĪŒttir B, Jehle R, Almeida-Reinoso D, Almeida-Reinoso F, Ron S, Fisher MC, Merino-Viteri A. (2020). Disease reservoirs threaten the recently rediscovered Podocarpus Stubfoot Toad (Atelopus podocarpus). Amphibian & Reptile Conservation 14(2) [General Section]: 157-164 (e243).

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/19109/atelopus-podocarpus

 

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