Allobates fuscellus (Morales, 2002)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Dendrobatoidea > Family: Aromobatidae > Subfamily: Allobatinae > Genus: Allobates > Species: Allobates fuscellus

Colostethus fuscellus Morales, 2002 "2000", Publ. Asoc. Amigos Doñana, 13: 28. Holotype: INPA 2532, by original designation. Type locality: "Peneda, margen derecha del río Juruá, Amazonas, Brasil".

Allobates fuscellusGrant, Frost, Caldwell, Gagliardo, Haddad, Kok, Means, Noonan, Schargel, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 299: 162.

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Restricted to the populations in the vicinity of Penedo, Municipality of Ipixuna (the type locality) and Jainu, Municipality of Itamarati, both in the state of Amazonas, Brazil. 

Comment

In the Colostethus trilineatus group according to the original publication. See comment under Allobates. Melo-Sampaio, Oliveira, and Prates, 2018, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 13: 144, provided a corrected morphological diagnosis, restricted the range of the species based on reidentifications of both morphologically and genetically identified specimens, discussed the identities of some of the paratypes of this species noting that some must be reassigned to Allobates trilineatus or Allobates gasconi.  

External links:

Please note: these links will take you to external websites not affiliated with the American Museum of Natural History. We are not responsible for their content.