Ameerega petersi (Silverstone, 1976)
Phyllobates petersi Silverstone, 1976, Sci. Bull. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 27: 37. Holotype: USNM 166763, by original designation. Type locality: "Santa Isabel (a village on the Río Nevati, a tributary of the Río Pichis, Pachitea drainage, 35 km SE Puerto Bermúdez, 80 km ENE Oxapampa...slightly upriver from the village...), Departamento de Pasco, Perú, 458 m".
Dendrobates petersi — Myers, Daly, and Malkin, 1978, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 161: 332.
Epipedobates petersi — Myers, 1987, Pap. Avulsos Zool., São Paulo, 36: 303.
Phyllobates (Pseudendrobates) petersi — Bauer, 1988, Het Paludarium, Netherlands, November: 6.
Ameerega petersi — 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.
Peru Poison Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 50).
Peruvian Poison Frog (Walls, 1994, Jewels of the Rainforest: 25).
Peruvian Poison-arrow Frog (Ananjeva, Borkin, Darevsky, and Orlov, 1988, Dict. Amph. Rept. Five Languages: 49).
Rio Jurua basin of Acre, Brazil, and Río Ucayali and Río Huallaga basins of eastern Peru, west to the eastern foothills of the Andes, 274-800 m.
See comment under Ameerega simulans. See account by Lötters, Jungfer, Henkel, and Schmidt, 2007, Poison Frogs: 349-352, who placed this species in their Ameerega picta group, and who noted that the taxonomic status of the Huallaga Basin population is uncertain and may be a distinct species. Gascon, 1994, Herpetol. Rev., 25: 160, provided the record for Acre, Brazil.
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