Rio Carauta stubfoot toad

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Rio Carauta stubfoot toad
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Bufonidae
Genus: Atelopus
Species: A. carauta
Binomial name
Atelopus carauta
Ruíz-Carranza & Hernández-Camacho, 1978

The Rio Carauta stubfoot toad (Atelopus carauta) is a species of toad in the family Bufonidae endemic to Colombia; this anuran is found only within the northwestern Andean montane forests.[1] Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests and rivers. The species is threatened by habitat loss.[2]


  1. ^ C. Michael Hogan. 2012. Northwestern Andean montane forests. ed. P. Saundry. Encyclopedia of Earth. National Council for Science and the Environment. Washington DC
  2. ^ A. Acosta-Galvis, W. Bolívar, F. Castro & J. Lynch. 2004. Atelopus carauta. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 21 July 2007.