Atelopus galactogaster Rivero and Serna, 1993

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

Atelopus galactogaster Rivero and Serna, 1993 "1991", Brenesia, 36: 16. Holotype: MHNCSJ 2264, by original designation. Type locality: "Antadó, margin of Río San José, Municipio de Ituango, Depto. de Antioquía, Colombia".

English Names

Antado Stubfoot Toad (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 39).


Known only from the vicinity of the type locality on the northern versant of the Cordillera Occidental of Antioquia, Colombia, ca. 1500 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


Related to Atelopus carauta, perhaps Atelopus longibrachius, and two undescribed species, one from the Quebrada La Lachera in Santander, Colombia, and from Cisnero in Valle del Cauca, Colombia, according to the original publication. Species group not addressed by Lynch, 1993, Alytes, 11: 77–87. 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: 167. Rivera-Correa and Rueda-Almonacid, 2005, in Rueda-Almonacid et al. (eds.), Ranas Arlequines: 78, provided a brief account, photograph, and map.

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