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 and subparamo in the Serranía Las Baldías (part of the Cordillera Central), Department of Antioquia, Colombia, 2800–3100 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


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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