Allobates goianus (Bokermann, 1975)

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

Colostethus goianus Bokermann, 1975, Iheringia, Zool., 46: 13. Holotype: WCAB 47779, by original designation; now in MZUSP. Type locality: "Chapada dos Veadeiros, 1700 m, cerca de 30 km de Alto Paraíso, Goiás, Brasil".

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

English Names

Goias Rocket Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 48).


Known only from the type locality (Chapada dos Veadeiros), Silvania, Minaçu, and Niquelândia, Goiás state, Brazil.


Not assigned to species group by Rivero, 1990 "1988", Mem. Soc. Cienc. Nat. La Salle, 48: 3-32. Carvalho, Martins, and Giaretta, 2016, Acta Herpetol., Firenze, 11: 21–30, provided an account, noting its advertisement call, absence at the type locality, the morphological indistinguishability of this species, Allobates olfersioides, and Allobates brunneus, and revised the range to include Minaçu and Niquelândia, Goiás, Brazil. Bastos, Signorelli, Morais, Costa, Lima, and Pombal, 2011, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 6: 67–72, reported on the advertisement call. 


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