Ameerega andina (Myers & Burrowes, 1987)

La Planada poison frog

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Epipedobates andinus Myers and Burrowes, 1987; Ameerega andinus Myers & Burrowes, 1987 [orth. error]

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1990's (IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2019)

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)

 

Distribution

Colombia

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Myers, C. W. and Burrowes, P. (1987). A new poison frog (Dendrobates) from andean Colombia, with notes on a lowland relative. American Museum Novitates: 1-17.

 

Other references:

IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group. (2019). Ameerega andina. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2019: e.T55212A49338865. Downloaded on 24 March 2019.

Kahn, T. R. and Rada, M. (2016). La Planada Poison Frog: Ameerega andina (Myers and Burrowes, 1987), pp. 116-120. In: Kahn, T. R., La Marca, E., Lotters, S., Brown, J. L., Twomey, E. and Amézquita, A. (eds.). Aposematic Poison Frogs (Dendrobatidae) of the Andean Countries: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Perú and Venezuela (Conservation International Tropical Field Guide Series). Arlington, USA: Conservation International. xxiii + 588 pp.

Rueda-Almonacid, J.V. (1999). Anfibios y Reptiles amenazados de extinción en Colombia. Revista de la Academia Colombiana de Ciencias Exactas Fisicas y Naturales 23(Special Suppl.): 475-497.

 

<< Back to the Anura (Frogs and Toads) database