Aromobates duranti (Péfaur, 1985)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Dendrobatoidea > Family: Aromobatidae > Subfamily: Aromobatinae > Genus: Aromobates > Species: Aromobates duranti

Colostethus duranti Péfaur, 1985, J. Herpetol., 19: 321. Holotype: CVULA IV-1608, by original designation. Type locality: "Páramo de La Culata, Distrito Libertador, Estado Mérida, Venezuela, 2880 m".

Nephelobates durantiLa Marca, 1997, Tropical Zool., 10: 133.

Aromobates durantiGrant, Frost, Caldwell, Gagliardo, Haddad, Kok, Means, Noonan, Schargel, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 299: 160.

English Names

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


Páramo and subpáramo in the vicinity of La Culata in the Venezuelan Andes, 2600-3000 m elevation.


Barrio-Amorós, 2004, Rev. Ecol. Latino Am., 9: 7, reported on distribution and relevant literature. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Nephelobates duranti) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 234.

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