The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Atelopus mucubajiensis Rivero, 1972 (1974?)

Mucobaji stubfoot toad

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1994

Rediscovered in 12 September 2004

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered

 

Distribution

Venezuela

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Rivero, J. A. (1972). On Atelopus oxyrhynchus Boulenger (Amphibia, Salientia), with description of a new race and a related new species from the Venezuelan paramos. Boletin Sociedad Venezolana Ciencias Naturales 1972: 600-612.

 

Other references:

Barrio-Amorós, C. L. (2004). Atelopus mucubajiensis still survives in the Andes of Venezuela: Preliminary Report. Froglog 2004: 2-3.

Gross, Jetzabel. (2008). Declive en poblaciones de seis especies de anfibios anuros del Páramo de Mucubají, estado Mérida, Venezuela. Herpetotropicos 5(1): 9-20.

Lampo, M., Barrio-Amorós, C., and Han, B. (2006a). Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis infection in the recently rediscovered Atelopus mucubajiensis (Anura, Bufonidae), a critically endangered frog from the Venezuelan Andes. EcoHealth DOI: 10.1007/s10393-006-0068-y.

Lampo, M., Barrio-Amorós, C., and Han, B. (2006b). Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis Infection in the Recently Rediscovered Atelopus mucubajiensis (Anura, Bufonidae), a Critically Endangered Frog from the Venezuelan Andes. EcoHealth 3(4): 299-302. [Abstract]

Enrique La Marca, Suleima Santiago, Stefan Lötters, Juan Elías García-Pérez, César Luis Barrio Amorós. (2010). Atelopus mucubajiensis. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 25 May 2014.

Lötters, Stefan et al. (2019). The voice from the hereafter: vocalisations in three species of Atelopus from the Venezuelan Andes, likely to be extinct. Herpetozoa 32: 267-275.

 

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