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The frog genus Atelopus in Ecuador (Anura: Bufonidae)

James Arthur Peters

The frog genus Atelopus in Ecuador (Anura: Bufonidae)

by James Arthur Peters

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Published by Smithsonian Institution Press; [for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ecuador.
    • Subjects:
    • Atelopus.,
    • Amphibians -- Ecuador.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 48-49.

      Statement[by] James A. Peters.
      SeriesSmithsonian contributions to zoology, no. 145, Smithsonian contributions to zoology ;, no. 145.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL1 .S54 no. 145, QL668.E22 .S54 no. 145
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 49 p.
      Number of Pages49
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5293039M
      LC Control Number72013540

      A new species of harlequin frog (genus Atelopus) is described from the Cordillera Azul, an Amazonian pre-cordillera of the Andes in Peru. It is the second member of Author: Stefan Lötters. Description Atelopus coynei is a relatively small harlequin frog, with females growing up to a length of 32 mm and males to 23 mm. The snout of A. coynei projects beyond the lower jaw, creating a sharp ninety-degree angle above the nostril when viewed in lateral us coynei has a body wider than the head, its head is longer than wide. The laterally open nostrils .

      A new species of harlequin frog, genus Atelopus, is described from the highlands in the northern part of the Cordillera Central, Colombia. The new species, is . Atelopus longirostris, an harlequin frog or jambato, is a member of the family of true toads: has only been found in northern is species has not been seen since Description. Atelopus longirostris has a slender body with long legs. Males have legs up to 35 mm, and females up to 47 : Amphibia.

      A rare Atelopus frog near Limon, Ecuador. The genus — one of the most threatened in Central and South America — has been wiped out in most other places, and this patch of habitat is threatened by road expansion. Peters, J. A. The frog genus Atelopus in Ecuador (Anura: Bufonidae). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology Enlace. Miyata, K. A new species of Atelopus (Anura: Bufonidae) from the cloud forests of northwestern Ecuador. Breviora PDF.


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The frog genus Atelopus in Ecuador (Anura: Bufonidae) by James Arthur Peters Download PDF EPUB FB2

Peters, James A. The Frog Genus Atelopus in Ecuador. Smithsonian Con-tributions to Zoology, number49 pages, 31 figures, —The genus Atelopus is represented in Ecuador by 15 species, of which 6 are here described as new taxa.

A key for identification, descriptions, and figures are presented for. The frog genus Atelopus in Ecuador (Anura: Bufonidae) Login. DSpace Home. 97 rows  Atelopus is a large genus of true toads, commonly known as harlequin toads or Class: Amphibia.

Atelopus onorei is a small species of bright yellow and green toads in the family Bufonidae. It is endemic to Ecuador and is only known from the vicinity of its type locality on the western slope of the Cordillera Occidental in the Azuay Province.

It has not been seen since and may now be extinct, but it is possible that overlooked populations : Bufonidae. The atelopus frog is known by many names such as the clown frog or the Costa Rican Variable Harlequin Toad. Whatever you call the frog, it is a neo-tropical toad that was once quite wide spread living throughout Costa Rica and Panama.

The species is listed as critically endangered and is thought to be living primarily in Panama today. We studied populations of frogs of the genus Atelopus from the Pasto Massif of the Andes in southern Colombia and north - ern Ecuador, and from the Huancabamba depression in southern Ecuador and northern Perú and conclude that they belong to six species, five of which are described as new to science.

Atelopus balios, the Rio Pescado stubfoot toad, is a species of toad in the family Bufonidae. It is endemic to southwestern Ecuador, with records from Pacific lowlands in Azuay, Cañar, and Guayas Provinces. It is a rare species that was already suspected to be extinct, but a single specimen was discovered in by Family: Bufonidae.

II: Redescription of Atelopus pulcher SALAMANDRA, Rheinbach, 38(3), Systematics of the Neotropical bufonid genus Atelopus are complicated.

On the one hand, species of SE Ecuador (Provs. (), placing A. bicolor as junior Morona-Santiago and. Learn about the Frogs living in the Amazon Rainforest of Ecuador. We invite you to check in the fascinating world of the Frogs of the Amazon Rainforest in Ecuador.

Until three decades ago, the site considered as the most diverse in the world in amphibians and reptiles was the town of Santa Cecilia, The studies while the forest was being deforested and the soil. Atelopus balios, the Rio Pescado stubfoot toad, is a species of toad in the family Bufonidae.

It is endemic to southwestern Ecuador, with records from Pacific lowlands in Azuay, Cañar, and Guayas Provinces. It is a rare species that was already suspected to be extinct, but a single specimen was discovered in by.

The Atelopus species live in the American tropics. During the last 20 years the populations have declined over most of their distribution range.

In the last 10 years several well studied populations that have gone extinct from nature, for example the golden frog (Atelopus zeteki) that we chose to use in our is a combination of reasons for the disappearing. Atelopus, commonly known as harlequin frogs, is a large genus of true toads. They live in Central and South America.

They go as far north as Costa Rica and as far south as Bolivia. Atelopus are small, generally brightly colored and diurnal. Most species live near mid- to high-elevation : Amphibia. The Critically Endangered Palmed Harlequin-Frog (Atelopus palmatus) is still alive near the Pastaza River in the Ecuadorian Amazon.

This sighting is the third one for this species after its rediscovery in by the Museo Ecuatoriano de Ciencias Naturales (now Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad - Ecuador).Deforestation and infectious diseases have researchers concerned.

Atelopus bomolochos, the Azuay stubfoot toad or Cuenca jambato frog, is a species of toad in the family Bufonidae. It is endemic to southern Ecuador and known from Cordillera Oriental in the Azuay, Cañar, [2] [3] [4] and Loja Provinces.

Frog genus Atelopus in Ecuador (Anura: Bufonidae) (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: James Arthur Peters; Smithsonian Institution.

The Atelopus ignescens was a species of toad. They belonged to the family Bufonidae. They lived in Ecuador. Their habitat was subtropical or tropical high-altitude. It was believed to be the closest relative of the Carrikeri Harlequin : Amphibia. The Longnose harlequin frog, Atelopus longirostris (Cope ), is endemic to the Chocoan region of Ecua-dor.

It used to inhabit the lowlands and subtropics in pre-montane and montane forests in the Cordillera Occidental de los Andes of Northwestern Ecuador, at altitudes between and m asl.

It was last seen inCited by: 6. New species discovered in Colombia. Also an Atelopus species. Harlequin frog of the Atelopus genus potentially new to science discovered in a Rapid Assessment Program (RAP) suvey conducted in Colombia during which 10 species of amphibians believed.

For the frog genus, see Atelopus. Ateleopus is a genus of ray-finned fish in the jellynose family Ateleopodidae. It is the type genus of its family, and the order Ateleopodiformes.

For some time, it was known as Podateles, because Ateleopus had been used to Class: Actinopterygii. Atelopus longirostris is a species of harlequin frog, a member of the family of true toads (Bufonidae).

It has been recorded only in northern Ecuador. Records from Colombia probably represent different species. As of mid, it is listed as extinct by the IUCN, but was rediscovered in after more than two decade with no : Amphibia.

Cambios en la diversidad en siete comunidades de anuros en los Andes de Ecuador. Biotropica PDF; Peters, J. A. The frog genus Atelopus in Ecuador (Anura: Bufonidae). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology Enlace; Andersson, L. G. Batrachians from east Ecuador collected by Wm.

Clarke-MacIntyre and Rolf.Frog genus Atelopus in Ecuador (Anura: Bufonidae) (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: James Arthur Peters; Smithsonian Institution.The frog genus Atelopus in Ecuador (Anura: Bufonidae).

Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology Enlace. Arbeláez, E. y Vega, A. Guía de anfibios, reptiles y peces del Parque Nacional Cajas/Cajas National Park amphibian, reptile and fish guide. ETAPA, Municipalidad Cuenca. Grafisum PDF. Lötters, S. The Neotropical toad.