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Ameerega macero (Rodriguez and Myers, 1993)
Epipedobates macero Rodríguez and Myers, 1993, Am. Mus. Novit., 3068: 2. Holotype: MUSM 0726 (formerly MHNJP 2001), by original designation. Type locality: "west side Río Manu across from Cocha Cashu Biological Station, Parque Nacional del Manu, about 380 m elev., Department of Madre de Dios, Peru".
Ameerega macero — Frost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 297: 130, by implication; Grant, Frost, Caldwell, Gagliardo, Haddad, Kok, Means, Noonan, Schargel, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 299: 164.
Manu Poison Frog (Walls, 1994, Jewels of the Rainforest: 25; Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 50).
Known from the departments of Junín, Cuzco, Ucayali, and Madre de Dios, southern Peru, 300–450 m elevation.
See Myers, Rodríguez, and Icochea, 1998, Am. Mus. Novit., 3238: 1-20, for comments on identification and distribution. De la Riva, Köhler, Lötters, and Reichle, 2000, Rev. Esp. Herpetol., 14: 57, and Köhler, 2000, Bonn. Zool. Monogr., 48: 69, consider this species possibly to occur in Bolivia. Schulte, 1999, Pfeilgiftfrösche: 216-219, provided an account. Medina-Müller, 2007, Herpetol. Rev., 38: 214, reported a range extension to Junín and discussed the range. See account by Lötters, Jungfer, Henkel, and Schmidt, 2007, Poison Frogs: 344-345, who placed this species in their Ameerega picta group.
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