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new species of Atelopus (Anura, Bufonidae) from the cloud forests of Northwestern Ecuador

Kenneth Miyata

new species of Atelopus (Anura, Bufonidae) from the cloud forests of Northwestern Ecuador

by Kenneth Miyata

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Published by Museum of Comparative Zoology in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementKenneth Miyata.
SeriesBreviora ; no. 458 ISSN 0006-9698
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 81/1292
The Physical Object
Pagination10 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4137850M
LC Control Number80115935

Jul 18,  · 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. The Frog Genus Atelopus in Ecuador (Anura: Bufonidae) James A. Peters Introduction It has been my good fortune to be able to spend considerable time in the field in Ecuador, where I collected representatives of most of the species of Atelopus now known from that country. There are three new species in the material I obtained.

Disclaimer: ITIS taxonomy is based on the latest scientific consensus available, and is provided as a general reference source for interested parties. However, it is not a legal authority for statutory or regulatory purposes. While every effort has been made to provide the most reliable and up-to-date information available, ultimate legal requirements with respect to species are contained in. Zimmerman, , Herpetologica, –, reported on advertisement call, as Atelopus pulcher. Costa-Campos and Carvalho, , Zootaxa, –, reported on the advertisement call from Amapá, Brazil, and compared it to that of Atelopus barbotini, Atelopus flavescens, and .

The genus Atelopus, found in Central and South America, has experienced dramatic declines due to amphibian chytrid fungus. Of described and putative species, at least 30 species appear to be extinct, having been missing from all known localities for at least 8 years (La Marca et al. ). Aug 16,  · In southern Ecuador, a new species dubbed the Limon harlequin frog (Atelopus sp.) was found in a small section of stream—but when an international team traveled there to .


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New species of Atelopus (Anura, Bufonidae) from the cloud forests of Northwestern Ecuador by Kenneth Miyata Download PDF EPUB FB2

New Atelopus species are discovered with some regularity, and many new species have been described in the last decade. Among others, a new subspecies, popularly dubbed the purple fluorescent frog, was discovered in by scientists Paul Ouboter and Jan Mol during a follow-up survey of the Nassau plateau in gama-uk.com: Amphibia.

The Guajira stubfoot toad or Carrikeri harlequin frog, Atelopus carrikeri, is a species of toad in the family Bufonidae. It is about 5 cm ( in) long and typically black, though some populations have orange coloration. This species is endemic to the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta mountain range of Class: Amphibia.

Two new species of Atelopus from Ecuador are described; both are from the highlands of the Cordillera Occidental of the Andes, one from the Chimbo Basin and the other from the Páramos del Cajas. 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 distinguished from all other species. Herpetologica, 58(2),– q by The Herpetologists’ League, Inc. TWO NEW SPECIES OF ATELOPUS (ANURA: BUFONIDAE) FROM ECUADOR LUIS A. COLOMA Museo de Zoologı´a, Centro de Biodiversidad y Ambiente, Departamento de Ciencias Biolo´gicas, Pontificia Universidad Cato´lica del Ecuador, Av.

12 de Octubre y Roca, Aptdo. Quito, Ecuador ABSTRACT:. Jun 04,  · A purple fluorescent frog is one of 24 new species found in the South American highlands of Suriname, conservationists reported on Monday, warning that.

Atelopus are small, generally brightly colored and diurnal. Most species live near mid- to high-elevation streams. Many species are now considered endangered, while others already are extinct. The cause of these declines mostly appears to be the chytrid fungus Class: New species of Atelopus book.

Half of the amount of the world’s amphibian species could vanish within our lifetime, resulting in the single largest mass extinction since the disappearance of the dinosaurs.

New species are still found every year. No one knows how many species we never found until it was to late. Aug 12,  · Meet the Lazarus toads that bring hope for amphibians. Climate change, habitat loss and the deadly chytrid fungus are wiping out frogs and toads worldwide. The Atelopus ignescens was a species of gama-uk.com belonged to the family gama-uk.com lived in gama-uk.com habitat was subtropical or tropical gama-uk.com was believed to be the closest relative of the Carrikeri Harlequin Frog.

ReferencesClass: Amphibia. FIVE NEW SPECIES OF ATELOPUS FROM COLOMBIA, WITH NOTES ON OTHER FORMS FROM COLOMBIA AND ECUADOR JUAN A. RIVERO Biology Department, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez THE MAIN purpose of the paper is to publish the description of five new mem-bers of the genusAtelopus.

Incidental to this, however, I encountered a number of pro. Two new harlequin frogs (Anura: Atelopus) from the Andes of northern Peru Pablo J. Venegas, Alessandro Catenazzi, Karen Siu-Ting & Jorge Carrillo Abstract. Two new species of Atelopus (harlequin frogs) are described from the Andes of northern Peru, one from the northern Cordillera de Huancabamba (Departamento de Piura), 2, m elevation, and the.

AmphibiaWeb ; including new species described herein). Coloma et al. () estimated that no less than 60–70 species were yet to be described, among which about half of them were deposited in scientific collec-tions awaiting formal specific status recognition.

Guayasamin, J.M. et al Genetic differentiation in the nearly extinct harlequin frogs (Bufonidae: Atelopus), with emphasis on the Andean Atelopus ignescens and A. bomolochos species complexes. Zootaxa, 55– Preview; Vernacular names.

Atelopus hoogmoedi nassaui [Photo: Matthijs Kuijpers]. In a new book called Cold Instinct, currently crowdfunding on Kickstarter, Kujipers shares portraits of rare reptiles and amphibians that he Author: Adele Peters.

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 report the recent finding of four adults of Atelopus longirostris, a Critically Endangered species that was last seen inwhen catastrophic Atelopus declines gama-uk.com rediscovery of gama-uk.comostris took place in a new locality, Junín, – m asl, Provincia Imbabura, Ecuador, on 28–31 March The four frogs were found in two isolated small patches of native forest in a.

Feb 14,  · The best estimates are that the Earth is losing species at many times the background rate (the natural churn in which a few species go extinct every year while new ones evolve), and.

Atelopus petersi is a species of toads in the family gama-uk.com is endemic to Ecuador and is known from the Cordillera Oriental in the Napo Province and more provisionally, in the Chimborazo Province. The specific name petersi honors James A. Peters, an American zoologist who collected the first specimens of this species in and provided a description under the name Atelopus gama-uk.com: Bufonidae.

This species has not been reported from Ecuador since November It is also thought to have declined in Peru. In the rest of its range it seems to be locally abundant.

It generally occurs below the altitude where chytridiomycosis shows the most effect on. 0 Chapter 9. Amphibians of the Neotropical Realm 93 0 The Neotropical Realm contains 60% (1,) of all globally threatened amphibians. The region accounts for a massive 79% of CR species, 59% of the EN species, and 48% of the.Disclaimer: ITIS taxonomy is based on the latest scientific consensus available, and is provided as a general reference source for interested parties.

However, it is not a legal authority for statutory or regulatory purposes. While every effort has been made to provide the most reliable and up-to-date information available, ultimate legal requirements with respect to species are contained in Biological classification: Species.NEW PERUVIAN Atelopus It is our purpose to bridge this gap between systematics and conservation.

In this paper, we name one of the new species. It is known from a single specimen, which was collected in