Atelopus moropukaqumir Herrera-Alva, Díaz, Castillo, Rodolfo, and Catenazzi, 2020

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Bufonidae > Genus: Atelopus > Species: Atelopus moropukaqumir

Atelopus moropukaqumir Herrera-Alva, Díaz, Castillo-Urbina, Rodolfo, and Catenazzi, 2020, Zootaxa, 4853: 408. Holotype: MUSM 40370, by original designation. Type locality: "near Anchihuay, at 2039 m a.s.l., Distrito de Anco, Provincia La Mar, Departamento de Ayacucho, Peru (12°59’S, 73°40’W)". Zoobank publication registration: 4397B2CB-D58C-42A4-8131-F58A637E62D8

English Names

None noted. 


Known only from the type locality (near Anchihuay, at 2040 to 2110 m elevation, Distrito de Anco, Provincia La Mar, Departamento de Ayacucho, Peru) on the northwestern part of the Apurimac Canyon. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Peru

Endemic: Peru


Most similar to Atelopous erythropus, but that species not available for molecular assay; most closely related to Atelopus tricolor among those species assayed, according to the original publication. 

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