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

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

Atelopus mandingues Osorno-Muñoz, Ardila-Robayo, and Ruiz-Carranza, 2001, Caldasia, 23: 516. Holotype: ICN 34959, by original designation. Type locality: "Colombia, Cundinamarca, Junín, Reserva Biológica Carpanta, sector Dunning (= casa de la Reserva), ca 4° 34′ latitud N, 73° 41′ longitud W de Greenwich, 3000-3050 m".

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the type locality (Reserva Biológica Carpanta, Cundinamarca, Colombia), 2580–3050 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


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: 169. Ardila-Robayo and Osorno-Muñoz, 2005, in Rueda-Almonacid et al. (eds.), Ranas Arlequines: 86, provided a brief account, photograph, and map.

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