Atelopus nanay Coloma, 2002

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

Atelopus nanay Coloma, 2002, Herpetologica, 58: 234. Holotype: QCAZ 1922, by original designation. Type locality: "Las Tres Cruces (4 km W of Laguna Toreadora; 2° 46′ S, 79° 14′ W; Parque Nacional del Cajas; 4000 m), Provincia Azuay, Ecuador".

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the Paramos del Cajas, Provincia Azuay, Ecuador, ca. 4000 m elevation.


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: 171. Rueda-Almonacid and Nogales-Sornosa, 2005, in Rueda-Almonacid et al. (eds.), Ranas Arlequines: 93, provided a brief account, photograph, and map.

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