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Atelopus varius

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Atelopus varius

Summary

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  • 13 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Threatened Species
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Atelopus varius
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Chordata
  •       Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •         Class: Amphibia

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Atelopus varius (variable harlequin frog); adult. A species threatened by the zoosporic fungus, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd).
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CaptionAtelopus varius (variable harlequin frog); adult. A species threatened by the zoosporic fungus, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd).
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Atelopus varius (variable harlequin frog); adult. A species threatened by the zoosporic fungus, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd).
AdultAtelopus varius (variable harlequin frog); adult. A species threatened by the zoosporic fungus, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd).©Brian Gratwicke-2014/via wikipedia - CC BY-SA 3.0

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Atelopus varius

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Chordata
  •             Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •                 Class: Amphibia
  •                     Order: Anura
  •                         Family: Bufonidae
  •                             Genus: Atelopus
  •                                 Species: Atelopus varius

Invasive Species Threats

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Invasive SpeciesWhere ThreatenedMechanismReferencesNotes
Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd)Costa Rica; PanamaPathogenicBerger et al., 1998; Lips, 1999