Atelopus moropukaqumir Herrera-Alva, Díaz, Castillo, Rodolfo, and Catenazzi, 2020

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

Atelopus moropukaqumir Herrera-Alva, Díaz, Castillo-Urbina, Rodolfo, and Catenazzi, 2020, Zootaxa, 4853: 408. Holotype: MUSM 40370, by original designation. Type locality: "near Anchihuay, at 2039 m a.s.l., Distrito de Anco, Provincia La Mar, Departamento de Ayacucho, Peru (12°59’S, 73°40’W)".

English Names

None noted. 


Known only from the type locality (near Anchihuay, at 2040 to 2110 m elevation, Distrito de Anco, Provincia La Mar, Departamento de Ayacucho, Peru) on the northwestern part of the Apurimac Canyon. 


Most similar to Atelopous erythropus, but that species not available for molecular assay; most closely related to Atelopus tricolor among those species assayed, according to the original publication. 

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