Rueda-Almonacid & Hoyos, 1992
Atelopus muisca is a species of toad in the family Bufonidae. It is endemic to Colombia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland, and rivers. It is threatened by habitat loss.
Etymology and habitat
The species name "muisca" is taken from the Muisca who inhabited the area where the toad has been found; Chingaza Natural National Park in an area of 10 km2, at altitudes between 2,900 metres (9,500 ft) and 3,350 metres (10,990 ft) above sea level.
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