Atelopus orcesi Coloma, Duellman, Almendáriz, Ron, Terán-Valdez, and Guayasamin, 2010

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

Atelopus orcesi Coloma, Duellman, Almendáriz C., Ron, Terán-Valdez, and Guayasamin, 2010, Zootaxa, 2574: 16. Holotype: MHNG 2684.75, by original designation. Type locality: "La Alegría-Sibundoy (0° 34′ N, 77° 31′ W; 2400 m), Provincia de Sucumbíos, Ecuador".

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the type locality (La Alegría-Sibundoy) on the eastern versant of the Cordillera Oriental in northern Provincia Sucumbíos, Ecuador, ca. 2400 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Ecuador

Endemic: Ecuador


Likely extinct or nearly so according to the original publication.

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