Andinobates viridis (Myers & Daly, 1976)

Green poison frog



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Dendrobates viridis Myers & Daly, 1976 (protonym); Ranitomeya viridis (Myers & Daly, 1976)


Conservation Status


Last record: 2005

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)





Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Myers, C.W. and Daly, J.W. 1976. Preliminary Evaluation of Skin Toxins and vocalization in taxonomic and Evolutionary Studies of Poison Dart Frogs (Dendrobatidae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 157(3): 177-262.


Other references:

IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group. 2017. Andinobates viridis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T55210A85886455. Accessed on 09 July 2022.

Myers, C.W. 1987. New generic names for some Neotropical poison frogs (Dendrobatidae). Avulsos de Zoologia, Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de Sao Paulo 36(25): 301-306.

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.

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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