The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Atelopus epikeisthos Lötters, Schulte & Duellman, 2004

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1989

Rediscovered in ?

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered

 

Distribution

Cordiillera Central (eastern), Departamento de Amazonas, Peru (northern)

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Lötters, S., Schulte, R. and Duellman, W. E. (2004). A new and critically endangered species of Atelopus from the Andes of northern Peru (Anura: Bufonidae). Rev. Esp. Herp. 18: 101-109.

 

Other references:

Stefan Lötters. 2008. Atelopus epikeisthos. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T136162A4253102. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T136162A4253102.en. Downloaded on 26 January 2017.

Santa-Cruz, R., Delgado, W. L., Medina, C. E., Treviño, I. and von May, R. (2017). Distribution and conservation status of the Critically Endangered harlequin frog Atelopus epikeisthos (Anura: Bufonidae). Salamandra 53(3): 423-425.

 

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