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Atelopus balios (Painted frog)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Rio Pescado stubfoot toad, Atelopus balios, is a species of toad in the Bufonidae family endemic to Ecuador. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and rivers. It is threatened by habitat loss. It was previously thought to be extinct, but was recently rediscovered in a hunt for missing amphibians.
View Wikipedia Record: Atelopus balios

Endangered Species

Status: Critically Endangered
View IUCN Record: Atelopus balios

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
2
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
63
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 6.91
EDGE Score: 4.84

Attributes

Top 100 Endangered [1]  Yes

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Western Ecuador moist forests Colombia, Ecuador Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Tropical Andes Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela No
Tumbes-Choco-Magdalena Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Peru No

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Baillie, J.E.M. & Butcher, E. R. (2012) Priceless or Worthless? The world’s most threatened species. Zoological Society of London, United Kingdom.
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
Images provided by Google Image Search
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access