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 Parque Nacional Cajas, Provincia Azuay, Ecuador, 3600 to 4100 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Ecuador

Endemic: Ecuador


External adult and larval morphology described in the original publication as well as osteology. 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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