Venezuelan yellow frog

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Venezuelan yellow frog
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Bufonidae
Genus: Atelopus
Species: A. carbonerensis
Binomial name
Atelopus carbonerensis
Rivero, 1972

The Venezuelan yellow frog (Atelopus carbonerensis) is a species of toad in the family Bufonidae endemic to Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, rivers, and intermittent rivers, and is threatened by habitat loss. It is known locally as sapito arlequin de la carbonera.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ La Marca, E., Rodríguez, A. & García-Pérez, J.E. 2004. Atelopus carbonerensis. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 20 July 2007.