Atelopus laetissimus

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Atelopus laetissimus
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Bufonidae
Genus: Atelopus
Species: A. laetissimus
Binomial name
Atelopus laetissimus
Ruíz-Carranza, Ardila-Robayo & Hernández-Camacho, 1994

Atelopus laetissimus is a species of toad in the family Bufonidae endemic to Colombia and only known from the vicinity of its type locality in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.[2] Its natural habitats are sub-Andean forests. It is threatened by habitat loss and chytridiomycosis.[1]


  1. ^ a b Ramírez Pinilla, M.P.; Osorno-Muñoz, M.; Rueda, J.V.; Amézquita, A. & Ardila-Robayo, M.C. (2004). "Atelopus laetissimus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Atelopus laetissimus Ruiz-Carranza, Ardila-Robayo, and Hernández-Camacho, 1994". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 18 June 2014.