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Atelopus sonsonensis
Atelopus-sonsonensis
Information
Range Colombia
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Amphibia
Order Anura
Family Bufonidae
Genus Atelopus
Species Atelopus sonsonensis
Conservation Status
CRSpecies
Critically Endangered

Atelopus sonsonensis is a species of toad in the Bufonidae family. It is endemic to Colombia and only known from its type locality in Sonsón, Antioquia Department, on the eastern slope of the Cordillera Central at 1,500 m (4,900 ft) asl.

Atelopus sonsonensis is a ground-dwelling toad that occurs in the under-storey of forest along streams. It breeds in the streams. Major threats to the species are chytridiomycosis and habitat loss.

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