Atelopus sernai Ruiz-Carranza and Osorno-Muñoz, 1994

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

Atelopus sernai Ruiz-Carranza and Osorno-Muñoz, 1994, Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. Exact. Fis. Nat., 19: 175. Holotype: ICN 04166, by original designation. Type locality: "Colombia, Departamento de Antioquia, Municipio de Bello, Serranía Las Baldías, Km 5-8 carretera San Félix-Boquerón, 6° 20′ latitud N, 75° 35′ longitud W de Greenwich, 2800-3100 m."

English Names

None noted.


Known from two localities in humid montane forest in the Serranía Las Baldías (part of the Cordillera Central), Department of Antioquia, Colombia, 2800-3100 m elevation.


In the Atelopus ignescens group according to the original publication. Osorno-Muñoz and Ardila-Robayo, 2004, in Rueda-Almonacid et al. (eds.), Libro Rojo Anf. Colombia: 198-201, provided an account and map. 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: 175. Rivera-Correa, 2005, in Rueda-Almonacid et al. (eds.), Ranas Arlequines: 109, provided a brief account, photograph, and map.

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