Atelopus zeteki
Atelopus zeteki
(Panamanian Golden Frog)
Amphibians-Frogs
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Atelopus zeteki Dunn, 1933

Common name: Panamanian Golden Frog

Synonyms and Other Names: Atelopus varius zeteki

Taxonomy: available through www.itis.govITIS logo

Native Range: Foothills of western-central Panama (Lindquist and Hetherington, 1996).

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Nonindigenous Occurrences: An individual was collected in Dade County, Florida in 1963 (King and Krakauer, 1966).

Means of Introduction: Pet release.

Status: Failed.

Impact of Introduction: Unknown.

References: (click for full references)

Lindquist, E.D., and T.E. Hetherington. 1996. Field studies on visual and acoustic signaling in the "earless" Panamanian golden frog, Atelopus zeteki. Journal of Herpetology 30(3): 347-354.

Author: Powell, R.S.

Revision Date: 8/11/2015

Citation Information:
Powell, R.S., 2017, Atelopus zeteki Dunn, 1933: U.S. Geological Survey, Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database, Gainesville, FL, https://nas.er.usgs.gov/queries/FactSheet.aspx?SpeciesID=43, Revision Date: 8/11/2015, Access Date: 9/21/2017

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