Hyloxalus edwardsi (Lynch, 1982)

Edwards' poison frog



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Colostethus edwardsi Lynch, 1982


Conservation Status

Last record: 1996

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)





Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Lynch, J. D. (1982). Two new species of poison-dart frogs (Colostethus) from Colombia. Herpetologica 1982: 366-374.


Other references:

IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group. 2017. Hyloxalus edwardsi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T55074A85893381. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-3.RLTS.T55074A85893381.en. Downloaded on 16 December 2017.

Rivero, J.A. 1988. Sobre las relaciones de las espceies del género Colostethus (Amphibia, Dendrobatidae). Memoria de la Sociedad de Ciencias Naturales La Salle 48(129): 3-32.

Ruiz-Carranza, P.M., Ardila-Robayo, M.C. and Lynch, J.D. 1996. Lista actualizada de la fauna de Amphibia de Colombia. Revista de la Academia Colombiana de Ciencias Exactas, Físicas y Naturales 20(77): 365-415.



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