Atelopus fronterizo Veselý and Batista, 2021

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

Atelopus fronterizo Veselý and Batista, 2021, Zool. Res., Kunming, 42: 273. Holotype: MHCH 3110, by original designation. Type locality: "Río Púcuro, Pinogana, Provincia Darién, Panama (N8°1'44.40", W77°22'10.20"; 132 m a.s.l.)". Zoobank publication registration: 06959E87-EE29-44BD-AA0A-43BE0CCE0183

English Names

None noted. 


Darien Mountain range in northeastern Panama, as well as in the eastern Panamanian montane forests and Chocó–Darién moist forests; not currently known from adjacent Colombia but almost assured to be there.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Panama

Likely/Controversially Present: Colombia

Endemic: Panama


Most closely related to Atelopus certus and Atelopus glyphus, according to the original publication, where a mtDNA tree was provided as well as descriptions of external morphology, calls,  and previous relevant literature

External links:

Please note: these links will take you to external websites not affiliated with the American Museum of Natural History. We are not responsible for their content.