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Atelopus palmatus Andersson, 1945

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1937

Rediscovered in 2008

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient

 

Distribution

Ecuador

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Coloma, L.A. 1997. Morphology, systematics and phylogenetic relationships among frogs of the genus Atelopus (Aunra: Bufonidae). PhD dissertation for the University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas.

Luis A. Coloma, Stefan Lötters, Diego Cisneros-Heredia. 2004. Atelopus palmatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T54537A11163846. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T54537A11163846.en. Downloaded on 12 February 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.

Peters, J.A. 1973. The frog genus Atelopus in Ecuador (Anura: Bufonidae). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology: 1-49.

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.

 

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