Atelopus chrysocorallus La Marca, 1996

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

Atelopus chrysocorallus La Marca, 1996 "1994", Mem. Soc. Cienc. Nat. La Salle, 54: 101. Holotype: ULABG 1814, by original designation. Type locality: "Venezuela: Estado Trujillo; Distrito Boconó: La Aguada, afluente de la Quebrada El Molino (tributaria del Burate), aprox. 2,5 km S Niquitao, 2200 m s.n.m."

English Names

None noted.


Cloud forest in the area of the type locality (La Aguada, Trujillo, Venezuela), 2000–2500 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Venezuela

Endemic: Venezuela


In the Atelopus ignescens group 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. La Marca, 2005, in Rueda-Almonacid et al. (eds.), Ranas Arlequines: 67, provided a brief account.

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