Atelopus gigas Coloma, Duellman, Almendáriz, Ron, Terán-Valdez, and Guayasamin, 2010

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

Atelopus gigas Coloma, Duellman, Almendáriz C., Ron, Terán-Valdez, and Guayasamin, 2010, Zootaxa, 2574: 12. Holotype: KU 140320, by original designation. Type locality: "La Victoria, Departamento Nariño, Colombia".

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the type locality (La Victoria, Departamento Nariño, Colombia, ca. 2700 m elevation) very near the Ecuadorian border.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


Likely extinct or nearly so according to the original publication.

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