Elegant stubfoot toad

Elegant stubfoot toad

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Atelopus elegans

The elegant stubfoot toad or Pacific jambato frog is a species of toad in the family Bufonidae found in lowlands and Andean slopes of northwest Ecuador to 1,140 m asl and on the Gorgona Island, off southwest coast of Colombia. It was described by George Albert Boulenger in 1882 based on a specimen collected by Edward Whymper. It is known in Spanish as rana jambato del Pacífico or simply jambato del Pacífico.

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References

1. Elegant stubfoot toad Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elegant_stubfoot_toad
2. Elegant stubfoot toad on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/54505/49535183

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