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Atelopus quimbaya Ruíz-Carranza & Osorno-Muñoz, 1994

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1992 or 1996

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)

 

Distribution

Colombia

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Ruiz-Carranza, P.M. and Osorno-Muñoz, M. 1994. Tres nuevas especies de Atelopus A.M.C. Dumeril and Bibron 1841 (Amphibia: Bufonidae) de la Cordillera Central de Colombia. Revista de la Academia Colombiana de Ciencias Exactas, Físicas y Naturales [1994]: 165-179.

 

Other references:

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

Gómez-Hoyos, Diego A. et al. (2018). The population decline of Atelopus quimbaya (Anura: Bufonidae) in the Andes of Colombia. Revista Latinoamericana de Herpetología 1(1): 34-42.

IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group. 2017. Atelopus quimbaya. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T54545A49537609. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-3.RLTS.T54545A49537609.en. Downloaded on 14 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: 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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