Atelopus ignescens

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Atelopus ignescens
Atelopus ignescens.jpg
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Bufonidae
Genus: Atelopus
Species: A. ignescens
Binomial name
Atelopus ignescens
(Cornalia, 1849)

Atelopus carinatus Andersson, 1945
Phryniscus laevis Günther, 1858

The Atelopus ignescens was a species of toad. They belonged to the family Bufonidae. They lived in Ecuador. Their habitat was subtropical or tropical high-altitude. It was believed to be the closest relative of the Carrikeri Harlequin Frog.[1]

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  1. Ruthven, Alexander G. (May 25, 1916). "Description of a New Species of Atelopus from the Santa Marta Mountains, Colombia". Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology (Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan) 1 (28): 1–3. Retrieved 2008-03-26. 

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