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Excidobates captivus (Myers, 1982)
Dendrobates captivus Myers, 1982, Am. Mus. Novit., 2721: 14. Holotype: AMNH 42963, by original designation. Type locality: "mouth of the Río Santiago, 580 feet (177 m.) elevation, Department of Amazonas, Peru. The Río Santiago flows into the Río Marañón at about 4° 26′ S, 77° 38′ W".
Ranitomeya captiva — Bauer, 1988, Het Paludarium, Netherlands, November: 6.
Excidobates captivus — Twomey and Brown, 2008, Herpetologica, 64: 121-137.
Rio Santiago Poison Frog (Walls, 1994, Jewels of the Rainforest: 22; Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 49).
Known only from the valley formed between the Cordillera del Condor and the Cerros de Campanquis, Amazonas, Peru.
Schulte, 1999, Pfeilgiftfrösche: 143-146, provided an account. Lötters, Jungfer, Henkel, and Schmidt, 2007, Poison Frogs: 516-517, provided a brief account (as Adelphobates captivus). See account by Twomey and Brown, 2008, Herpetologica, 64: 121-137.
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