Atelopus epikeisthos Lötters, Schulte, and Duellman, 2005

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

Atelopus epikeisthos Lötters, Schulte, and Duellman, 2005 "2004", Rev. Esp. Herpetol., 18: 103. Holotype: KU 211684, by original designation. Type locality: "from the Cordillera Central, 7 km E Chachapoyas (ca. 06° 16′ S, 77° 41′ W; 2010 m above sea level), Departamento de Amazonas, Peru . . . . a small ravine along the road from Chachapoyas to Molinopampa".

English Names

None noted.


Known from the type locality (7 km east of Chachapoyas) and near Shipasbamba, both localities in Bongará Province, Amazonas Region, Peru.  

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Peru

Endemic: Peru


Santa-Cruz Farfan, Delgado, Medina, Treviño, and von May, 2017, Salamandra, 53: 423–425, reported on conservation genetics and range. 

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