Atelopus chocoensis Lötters, 1992

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

Atelopus chocoensis Lötters, 1992, Sauria, Berlin, 14: 27. Holotype: LACM 135951, by original designation. Type locality: "Municipio de San José del Palmar, Departamento Chocó, West-Colombia".

English Names

None noted.


Pacific versant of the Cordillera Occidental in the Serranía de los Paraguas, in the departments of Valle del Cauca (extreme north) and Chocó (southeastern), Colombia, 1900–2250 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


Group assignment not possible according to the original publication. 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: 163. Lötters, 2005, in Rueda-Almonacid et al. (eds.), Ranas Arlequines: 66, provided a brief account.

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