Panamanian golden frog Atelopus zeteki, copyright Brian Gratwicke.

Belongs within: Bufonidae.

Atelopus, harlequin toads, is a Neotropical genus of small, typically brightly coloured toads.

<==Atelopus Duméril & Bibron 1841 [Atelopoda]FG06
| i. s.: A. minutusKF69
| A. tricolorFG06
|--+--+--A. pulcherPW11
| | `--A. seminiferusPW11
| `--+--A. spumariusPW11
| `--+--A. flavescensPW11
| `--A. franciscusPW11
`--+--+--A. peruensisPW11
| `--+--A. halihelosPW11
| `--+--A. bomolochosPW11
| `--A. ignescensPW11
`--+--A. longirostrisPW11
`--+--A. spurrelliPW11
`--+--A. chiriquiensisPW11
`--+--A. zetekiPW11 [=A. varius zetekiUSDI77]
`--+--A. senexPW11
`--A. variusPW11
|--A. v. variusKF69
`--A. v. crucigerKF69

*Type species of generic name indicated


[FG06] Frost, D. R., T. Grant, J. Faivovich, R. H. Bain, A. Haas, C. F. B. Haddad, R. O. de Sá, A. Channing, M. Wilkinson, S. C. Donnellan, C. J. Raxworthy, J. A. Campbell, B. L. Blotto, P. Moler, R. C. Drewes, R. A. Nussbaum, J. D. Lynch, D. M. Green & W. C. Wheeler. 2006. The amphibian tree of life. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 297: 1–370.

[KF69] Kluge, A. G., & J. S. Farris. 1969. Quantitative phyletics and the evolution of anurans. Systematic Zoology 18 (1): 1–32.

[PW11] Pyron, R. A., & J. J. Wiens. 2011. A large-scale phylogeny of Amphibia including over 2800 species, and a revised classification of extant frogs, salamanders, and caecilians. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 61: 543–583.

[USDI77] United States Department of the Interior. 1977. Endangered and threatened wildlife and plants—republication of list of species. Federal Register 42: 36420–36431.

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