Rhaebo atelopoides
family: Bufonidae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Colombia



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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known only from the type locality in Parque Nacional Natural Munchique in Cauca Department, Colombia, at 2,190 m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

Both known specimens were found on leaves in primary forest. Nothing is known about its breeding habits, although it is suspected to breed by direct development.


It is known only from two specimens collected in 1980, and there has been no recent sampling for the species, so its population status is unknown.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The major threats to this species are unknown. However, illegal crops are grown in the park, which might threaten its habitat.

Conservation Actions

Parque Nacional Natural Munchique is the only protected area from which it is currently known.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Taxonomic Notes

This species was transferred to the genus Andinophryne by Hoogmoed (1985) and subsequently transferred to Rhaebo (Ron et al. 2015).


Fernando Castro, John Lynch 2004. Rhaebo atelopoides. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T54461A85825965. .Downloaded on 19 February 2019


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