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Atelopus varius és una espècie d'amfibi que viu a l'àrea compresa entre Costa Rica i Panamà.

Infotaula d'ésser viuAtelopus varius
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Estat de conservació
Status iucn3.1 CR-ca.svg
En perill crític
UICN 54560
Taxonomia
Super-regneEukaryota
RegneAnimalia
FílumChordata
ClasseAmphibia
OrdreAnura
FamíliaBufonidae
GènereAtelopus
EspècieAtelopus varius
(Linnaeus, 1771)
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Està amenaçada d'extinció per la pèrdua del seu hàbitat natural.

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  • IUCN 2006. 2004 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.<http://www.iucnredlist.org/>. Accedit a data 9 d'abril del 2008.