Atelopus spurrelli Boulenger, 1914

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

Atelopus spurrelli Boulenger, 1914, Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 1914: 813. Holotype: BMNH 1914.5.21.81 (now reregistered 1947.2.14.62) according to A.G.C. Grandison in Hoogmoed, 1985, in Frost (ed.), Amph. Species World: 33; listed as 1947.2.14.62 by museum records, presumably the same specimen reregistered. Type locality: "at or near Peña Lisa, Condoto", Colombia.

Atelopus spurrelli spurrelliMarx, 1958, Fieldiana, Zool., 36: 426, by implication.

English Names

Condoto Stubfoot Toad (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 40).


Chocó and Caldas provinces in the lowland rainforests of the Pacific versants of the Cordillera Occidental, western Colombia, 40–500 m elevation; also from Río Arquía, Departamento Antioquia, Colombia and from Bajo Calima near Buenaventura, Departamento Valle del Cauca, Colombia.


In the Atelopus flavescens group of Lynch, 1993, Alytes, 11: 77–87. See comment under Atelopus certus. 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: 176. Rivera-Correa, 2005, in Rueda-Almonacid et al. (eds.), Ranas Arlequines: 127, provided a brief account, photograph, and map.

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