Atelopus andinus Rivero, 1968

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

Atelopus spumarius andinus Rivero, 1968, Caribb. J. Sci., 8: 23. Holotype: AMNH 43200 (erroneously cited as 4300 in the original publication, according to Lötters, 1996, Neotrop. Toad Genus Atelopus: 49). Type locality: "Upper Biabo Valley, Perú".

Atelopus pulcher andinusPeters, 1973, Smithson. Contrib. Zool., 145: 42.

Atelopus andinusLötters and De la Riva, 1998, J. Herpetol., 32: 481-488.

English Names

None noted.


Upper Río Biabo valley in the Amazon basin of eastern Peru (Departamentos San Martín and Loreto), 1000-2000 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Peru

Endemic: Peru


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: 160. Lötters, 2005, in Rueda-Almonacid et al. (eds.), Ranas Arlequines: 55, provided a brief account.

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