Atelopus walkeri Rivero, 1963

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

Atelopus walkeri Rivero, 1963, Caribb. J. Sci., 3: 117. Holotype: stated as UMMZ 48077; actually 48007, according to Cochran and Goin, 1970, Bull. U.S. Natl. Mus., 288: 144, Kluge, 1983, Misc. Publ. Mus. Zool. Univ. Michigan, 166: 24. Type locality: "Don Diego (S[an]ta. Marta Region), Colombia"; same publication on page 119 given as "heights east of San Miguel, 6,000–7,000 ft.", which Kluge, 1983, Misc. Publ. Mus. Zool. Univ. Michigan, 166: 24, regarded as the collection locality of the holotype.

English Names

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


Cloud forests on the northern flank of the Sierra Santa Marta region of the Departamento Magdalena, northern Colombia, between 1500 and 1800 m.


In the Atelopus ignescens group of Lynch, 1993, Alytes, 11: 77–87. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 178. Renjifo and Renjifo, 2005, in Rueda-Almonacid et al. (eds.), Ranas Arlequines: 116, provided a brief account, photograph, and map.

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