Atelopus quimbaya Ruiz-Carranza and Osorno-Muñoz, 1994

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

Atelopus quimbaya Ruiz-Carranza and Osorno-Muñoz, 1994, Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 19: 169. Holotype: ICN 23339, by original designation. Type locality: "Colombia, Departamento Risaralda, Municipio Pereira, corregimiento La Florida, Parque Rigional Natural Ucumarí (Corporación Autónoma Regional de Risaralda), camino El Cedral-La Pastora, flanco occidental, Cordillera Central, 4° 41′ latitud N, 75° 31′ longitud W de Greenwich, 2200-2500 m."

English Names

None noted.


Region of the type locality on the western slope of the Central Andes, 2200-2900 m elevation, Departamento Risaralda near the border of Quindio, Colombia, 2200-2900 m elevation.


In the Atelopus longirostris group 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: 174. Kattan, 2005, in Rueda-Almonacid et al. (eds.), Ranas Arlequines: 105, provided a brief account, photograph, and map.

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