Ectopoglossus atopoglossus (Grant, Humphrey, and Myers, 1997)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Dendrobatoidea > Family: Dendrobatidae > Subfamily: Hyloxalinae > Genus: Ectopoglossus > Species: Ectopoglossus atopoglossus

Colostethus atopoglossus Grant, Humphrey, and Myers, 1997, Am. Mus. Novit., 3212: 23. Holotype: UVC 12608, by original designation. Type locality: "from a stick just above the water in a vegetation-covered, trickling creek running along the side of the road, El Boquerón, 2200 m, Department of Valle del Cauca, Colombia, Cordillera Occidental, 4° 44′ N, 76° 18′ W".

Anomaloglossus atopoglossusGrant, Frost, Caldwell, Gagliardo, Haddad, Kok, Means, Noonan, Schargel, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 299: 158.

Ectopoglossus atopoglossus — Grant, Rada, Anganoy-Criollo, Batista, Dias, Jeckel, Machado, and Rueda-Almonacid, 2017, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 12 (Special Issue): 11. 

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the stream and along the road at the type locality, 1800-2260 m elevation, Cordillera Occidental, on the border between the departments of Valle del Cauca and Chocó, Colombia.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


Similar to Anomaloglossus lacrimosus (as Colostethus) according to the original publication.

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