Atelopus guitarraensis Osorno-Muñoz, Ardila-Robayo, and Ruiz-Carranza, 2001

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

Atelopus guitarraensis Osorno-Muñoz, Ardila-Robayo, and Ruiz-Carranza, 2001, Caldasia, 23: 509. Holotype: ICN 23348, by original designation. Type locality: "Colombia, Meta, Guamal, Macizo Sumapaz, Laguna 'La Guitarra', ca 3° 47′ latitud N, 74° 6′ longitud W de Greenwich, 3400 m".

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the type locality (Laguna 'La Guitarra', ca. 3° 47′ N, 74° 6′ W, 3400 m, Meta, Colombia), in the Páramo de Sumapaz on the Cordillera Oriental, 3400 m elevation.


In the Atelopus ignescens group according to the original publication. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 167. Osorno-Muñoz and Ardila-Robayo, 2005, in Rueda-Almonacid et al. (eds.), Ranas Arlequines: 79, provided a brief account, photograph, and map.

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