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Harlequin Frog

(Atelopus varius)

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The Harlequin Frog is also called Veragosa Stubfoot Toad. A small.rainbow-coloreId frog; usually black with spots or markings of yellow, orange, green, and / or blue; to 5 cm (2 in). (Sapo Arlequín).


Low, middle, and high elevatio wet forests; found on the ground and along streams.

Found in the following Parks:

Carara National Park.
Irazú Volcano National Park.
La Amistad National Park.
Manuel Antonio National Park.
Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve (Fotos).
Poás Volcano National Park.
Rincón de La Vieja National Park.
Robert & Catherine Wilson Botanical Garden.
Note:This species regulated in Costa Rica for conservation purposes.

If you want to read about Eco-Tourism, Ecology, Behavior, Breeding and more of Costa Ricas' Fauna, we recommend to buy the Travelers' Wildlife Guide of Costa Rica by Les Beletzky (or Belesky) with beautiful illustrations by Davis Dennis. This priceless guide is our constant companion, when we travel around Costa Rica, Panama and Nicaragua.
To buy the complete book visit Interlink Books

The team of Discovery Travel World wishes you the best of times in our little paradise called Costa Rica.

Harlequin Frog (Atelopus varius), Costa Rica