Atopophrynus syntomopus Lynch and Ruiz-Carranza, 1982

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Brachycephaloidea > Genus: Atopophrynus > Species: Atopophrynus syntomopus

Atopophrynus syntomopus Lynch and Ruiz-Carranza, 1982, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 95: 557. Holotype: ICN 8611, by original designation. Type locality: "crest of the Cordillera Central [2780 m], 8 km by road E Sonsón, Municipio Sonsón, Departamento Antioquia, Colombia".

English Names

Sonson Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 70).


Known only from the vicinity of the type locality in the Cordillera Central, Antioquia, Colombia, 2780 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


Rueda-Almonacid and Rueda-Martínez, 2004, in Rueda-Almonacid et al. (eds.), Libro Rojo Anf. Colombia: 137-141, provided an account. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 296.

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