Atelopus petriruizi Ardila-Robayo, 1999

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

Atelopus petriruizi Ardila-Robayo, 1999, Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 23: 141. Holotype: ICN 34269, by original designation. Type locality: "Colombia. Departamento del Caquetá, Municipio San Vicente del Caguán. Inspección de policía Guayabal, vereda San Jorge, quebrada San Jorge. ca. 2° 50′ latitud N. 74° 52′ longitud W de Greenwich. 1600 m. s.n.m."

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the vicinity of the type locality (Departamento del Caquetá, Colombia), 1750–2500 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


In the Atelopus longirostris group, most similar to Atelopus minutulus, according to the original publication. 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: 173. Ardila-Robayo, 2005, in Rueda-Almonacid et al. (eds.), Ranas Arlequines: 100, provided a brief account, photograph, and map.

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