Dracula alcithoŽ

Year Classified: 1981
Elevation Range (m): 1900 - 2500
Discoverer: Brother Octavio Ospina
Countries: Colombia and Ecuador

Rare. First discovered in a forested valley near Sibundoy on the eastern slopes of the Andes in southern Colombia at an elevation of 2500 meters. Later discovered in Ecuador on the western slopes of the Andes at 1900 meters.

Long tails measure 12-14 cm in length.

 

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