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.


Andean forests of the western slope of the Central Andes, from south-central Caldas, eastern-most Risaralda, and eastern Quindio, Colombia, 1650–2940 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


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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