Atelopus marinkellei Cochran and Goin, 1970:123



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Atelopus ebenoides marinkellei Cochran and Goin, 1970:123


Conservation Status

Last record: 1995

Rediscovered in early May 2006

IUCN RedList status: Endangered



Department of Boyacá, Colombia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Cochran, D. M. and Goin, C. J. (1970). Frogs of Colombia. United States National Museum Bulletin, Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C. [No. 288]


Other references:

Barrio-Amorós, C.L., Santos, J.C. and Molina, C.R. 2010. An addition to the diversity of dendrobatid frogs in Venezuela: description of three new collared frogs (Anura: Dendrobatidae: Mannophryne). Phyllomedusa 9(1): 3-35.

Bernal, M.H. and Lynch, J.D. 2008. Review and analysis of altitudinal distribution of the Andean anurans in Colombia. Zootaxa 1826: 1-25.

Bravo-Valencia, L. and Rivera-Correa, M. 2011. A new species of harlequin frog (Bufonidae: Atelopus) with an unusual behavior from Andes of Colombia. Zootaxa 3045: 57-67.

Alberto Cadena, Andrés Acosta-Galvis, Wilmar Bolívar, John Lynch. 2004. Atelopus ebenoides. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T54504A11152755. Downloaded on 12 February 2017.

IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group. 2017. Atelopus marinkellei. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T81646204A85904070. Accessed on 06 July 2022.

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.

Rueda-Almonacid, J.V. and Rueda-Martínez, J.N. 2005. Atelopus marinkellei. In: J.V. Rueda-Almonacid, J.V. Rodríguez-Mahecha, S. Lötters, E. La Marca, T.R. Kahn and A. Angulo (eds), Ranas Arlequines, Conservación Internacional, Bogotá.


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