Andinobates abditus (Myers & Daly, 1976)

Collins' poison frog



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Andinobates abdita (Myers & Daly, 1976); Dendrobates abditus (Myers and Daly, 1976); Ranitomeya abdita (Myers and Daly, 1976); Ranitomeya abditus (Myers & Daly, 1976)


Conservation Status


IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Volcán Reventador, Napo Province, Ecuador


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Myers, C. W. and Daly, J. W. (1976). A new species of poison frog (Dendrobates) from Andean Ecuador, including an analysis of its skin toxins. Occasional Papers of the Museum of Natural History of the University of Kansas [1976]: 1-12.


Other references:

Luis A. Coloma, Santiago Ron. (2004). Andinobates abditus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55170A11263287. Downloaded on 14 December 2015.

Myers, C. W. (1987). New generic names for some Neotropical poison frogs (Dendrobatidae). Avulsos de Zoologia, Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de Sao Paulo [1987]: 301-306.


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