Atelopus pictiventris Kattan, 1986

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

Atelopus pictiventris Kattan, 1986, Caldasia, 14: 651. Holotype: UVC 6027, by original designation. Type locality: "Estación Corea, 2600 m, Parque Nacional Farallones de Cali, Departamento del Valle, Colombia".

English Names

Painted Stubfoot Toad (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 39).


Known only from the type locality in Parque Nacional Farallones de Cali in humid montane forest of the Cordillera Occidental, Departamento del Valle, Colombia, 1700 to 2600 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


In the Atelopus flavescens group of Lynch, 1993, Alytes, 11: 77-87. 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. Kattan, 2005, in Rueda-Almonacid et al. (eds.), Ranas Arlequines: 101, provided a brief account, photograph, and map.

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