Atelopus limosus Ibáñez, Jaramillo & Solís, 1995

Limosa harlequin frog 



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: December 2002

Rediscovered in April 2007

IUCN RedList status: Endangered



Panama (central)


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Ibáñez-D.R., Jaramillo, C.A. and Solis, F.A. (1995). Una especie nueva de Atelopus (Amphibia: Bufonidae) de Panama. Caribbean Journal of Science [1995]: 57-64.


Other references:

Klocke B, Estrada A, Mataya M, Medina D, Baitchman E, Belden L, Guerrel J, Evans M, Baughman J, Connette G, Illueca E, Ibáñez R and Gratwicke B. (2023). Movement and survival of captive-bred Limosa harlequin frogs (Atelopus limosus) released into the wild. Front. Amphib. Reptile Sci. 1: 1205938.

Jaynes, Kyle E. et al. (2022). Harlequin frog rediscoveries provide insights into species persistence in the face of drastic amphibian declines. Biological Conservation 276: 109784.

Frank Solís, Roberto Ibáñez, César Jaramillo, Querube Fuenmayor. (2004). Atelopus limosus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. ( Downloaded on 25 January 2015.


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