Ameerega planipaleae (Morales & Velazco, 1998)

Oxapampa poison frog



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Epipedobates planipaleae Morales and Velazco, 1998


Conservation Status

Last record: 1996

Rediscovered in 2007

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered



Pasco Departamento, Peru


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Morales, V. R. and Velazco, P. M. (1998). Una especie nueva de Epipedobates (Amphibia, Anura, Dendrobatidae) de Perú. Amphibia-Reptilia [1998]: 369-376.


Other references:

Javier Icochea, Edgar Lehr, Karl-Heinz Jungfer, Stefan Lötters. 2004. Ameerega planipaleae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T29432A9496764. Downloaded on 12 February 2017.

Scheffers, Brett R., Yong, Ding Li, Harris, J. Berton C., Giam, Xingli and Sodhi, Navjot S. (2011). The world’s rediscovered species: back from the brink? PLoS ONE 6(7): e22531. [Supporting Information (Table S1)]


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