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

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

Atelopus lozanoi Osorno-Muñoz, Ardila-Robayo, and Ruiz-Carranza, 2001, Caldasia, 23: 512. Holotype: ICN 1301, by original designation. Type locality: "Colombia, Cundinamarca, Páramo de Palacio, quebradas 'Caliche' y 'Buitrago', ca 4° 23′ de latitud N, 73° 59′ de longitud Oeste de Greenwich, 3100-3500 m".

English Names

None noted.


Páramo and andean forest in Parque Natural Chingaza, Cordillera Occidental, east-central Cundinamarca, Colombia, 2340–3540 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


In the Atelopus ignescens group according to the original publication. Amézquita and Osorno-Muñoz, 2004, in Rueda-Almonacid et al. (eds.), Libro Rojo Anf. Colombia: 122–127, provided an account. 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: 169. Amézquita and Rueda-Almonacid, 2005, in Rueda-Almonacid et al. (eds.), Ranas Arlequines: 84, provided a brief account, photograph, and map.

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.