Atelopus senex Taylor, 1952

Pass stubfoot toad, Wizened harlequin frog

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Missing

Last record: 1986

IUCN RedList status: Extinct

 

Distribution

Costa Rica

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Taylor, E. H. (1952). A review of the frogs and toads of Costa Rica. University of Kansas Science Bulletin 35: 577-942.


Other references:

Barrantes, U. (1986). Observaciones de campo del comportamiento reproductivo de Atelopus senex (Anura: Bufonidae) Universidad de Costa Rica, San José. Unpublished, Master's Thesis.

Federico Bolaños, Gerardo Chaves, Uriel Barrantes. (2004). Atelopus senex. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. (www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 14 July 2013.

Cocroft, R.B., McDiarmid, R.W., Jaslow, A.P. and Ruiz-Carranza, P.M. 1990. Vocalizations of eight species of Atelopus (Anura: Bufonidae) with comments on communication in the genus. Copeia 1990(3): 631-643.

Cossel, Jr., J.O., and Kubicki, B. 2017. Field Guide to the Frogs and Toads of Costa Rica. BookBaby.

IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group. 2020. Atelopus senex. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2020: e.T54549A54358350. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2020-3.RLTS.T54549A54358350.en. Accessed on 19 June 2022.

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.

Lötters, S. 1996. The Neotropical Toad Genus Atelopus. Checklist - Biology - Distribution. Vences, M. and Glaw, F. Verlags GbR, Köln, Germany.

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.

Ramírez, Juan P. et al. (2020). Recent and Rapid Radiation of the Highly Endangered Harlequin Frogs (Atelopus) into Central America Inferred from Mitochondrial DNA Sequences. Diversity 12(9): 360. https://doi.org/10.3390/d12090360

Savage, J.M. 2002. The Amphibians and Reptiles of Costa Rica: A Herpetofauna between two Continents, between two Seas. University of Chicago Press, Chicago.

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