Atelopus mucubajiensis

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Atelopus mucubajiensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Bufonidae
Genus: Atelopus
Species: A. mucubajiensis
Binomial name
Atelopus mucubajiensis
Rivero, 1974

Atelopus mucubajiensis is a species of toad in the family Bufonidae. It is endemic to Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland, rivers, and intermittent rivers. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Geographic Range[edit]

This species of toad has a very limited range of a merely few square kilometers at the type locality, in the Páramo de Mucubají, in the Sierra de Santo Domingo, Venezuelan Andes. Its altitudinal (height) range is 2,300 - 3,500 meters asl.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Atelopus mucubajiensis (Mucubaji Stubfoot Toad)". www.iucnredlist.org. Retrieved 2016-03-13. 

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