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Atelopus tamaense (Tamá Harlequin Frog)

Synonyms: Atelopus tamaensis

Wikipedia Abstract

The Tamá Harlequin Frog or Sapito Arlequin De Tama (Atelopus tamaense) is a species of toad in the Bufonidae family.It is found in Colombia and Venezuela.Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland, subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland, rivers, and swamps.It is threatened by habitat loss.
View Wikipedia Record: Atelopus tamaense

Endangered Species

Status: Critically Endangered
View IUCN Record: Atelopus tamaense

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 6.91
EDGE Score: 4.84


Snout to Vent Length [1]  1.8 inches (4.49 cm)


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Cordillera de Merida páramo Venezuela Neotropic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
El Tamá National Park 343476 Venezuela  
Tamá Natural National Park 118611 Norte de Santander, Colombia  

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Tropical Andes Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela Yes

Range Map



Attributes / relations provided by
1Oliveira, Brunno Freire; São-Pedro, Vinícius Avelar; Santos-Barrera, Georgina; Penone, Caterina; C. Costa, Gabriel. (2017) AmphiBIO, a global database for amphibian ecological traits. Sci. Data.
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Protected Areas provided by Le Saout, S., Hoffmann, M., Shi, Y., Hughes, A., Bernard, C., Brooks, T.M., Bertzky, B., Butchart, S.H.M., Stuart, S.N., Badman, T. & Rodrigues, A.S.L. (2013) Protected areas and effective biodiversity conservation. Science, 342, 803–805
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
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