Atelopus sonsonensis Vélez-Rodríguez and Ruíz-Carranza, 1997

Sonson stubfoot toad

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1996

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)

 

Distribution

Colombia

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Vélez-Rodríguez and Ruiz-Carranza, P.M. (1997). Una hueva especie de Atelopus (Amphibia: Anura: Bufonidae) de la Cordillera Central de Colombia. Revista de la Academia Colombiana de Ciencias Exactas, Físicas y Naturales 1997: 553-563.

 

Other references:

Acosta-Galvis, A.R. 2000. Ranas, Salamandras y Caecilias (Tetrapoda: Amphibia) de Colombia. Biota Colombiana 1(3): 289-319.

Fundación ProAves. (2008). Redescubrimiento de anfibios perdidos. Bogotá Available at: https://www.proaves.org/article.php?id_article=452. [Accessed: 10 February 2013].

IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group. (2017). Atelopus sonsonensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T54553A49537963. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-3.RLTS.T54553A49537963.en. Downloaded on 13 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 37(2): 190-201.

Pounds, J.A., Bustamante, M.R., Coloma, L.A., Consuegra, J.A., Fogden, M.P.L., Foster, P.N., La Marca, E., Masters, K.L., Merino-Viteri, A., Puschendorf, R., Ron, S.R., Sánchez-Azofeifa, G.A., Still, C.J. and Young, B.E. 2006. Widespread amphibian extinctions from epidemic disease driven by global warming. Nature 439: 161-167.

Vélez-Rodríguez and Ruiz-Carranza, P.M. 1997. Una hueva especie de Atelopus (Amphibia: Anura: Bufonidae) de la Cordillera Central de Colombia. Revista de la Academia Colombiana de Ciencias Exactas, Físicas y Naturales 21(81): 553-563.

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