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Atelopus arsyecue
Atelopus arsyecue
Information
Range Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Amphibia
Order Anura
Family Bufonidae
Genus Atelopus
Species Atelopus arsyecue
Conservation Status
CRSpecies
Critically Endangered

Atelopus arsyecue is a species of toad in the Bufonidae family. It is endemic to the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia. Its natural habitats are sub-Andean and Andean forests, sub-páramo and páramo at 2,000–3,500 m (6,600–11,500 ft) above sea level. Reproduction takes place in fast-flowing rivers. It is threatened by chytridiomycosis and habitat loss.

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