Aromobates saltuensis (Rivero, 1980)

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

Colostethus saltuensis Rivero, 1980 "1978", Mem. Soc. Cienc. Nat. La Salle, 38: 108. Holotype: UPRM 5147, by original designation. Type locality: "de La Fría a Michelena, Edo. Táchira, Venezuela, 830 m".

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

English Names

Salty Rocket Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 49).

Distribution

Humid lower montane forest in the state of Táchira, Venezuela.

Comment

See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Colostethus saltuensis) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 226. Barrio-Amorós and Santos, 2012, Zootaxa, 3422: 20-24, discussed and expanded the information available available for this species, discussed its range, and suggested that the population referred to this species in Colombia by Grant, Frost, Caldwell, Gagliardo, Haddad, Kok, Means, Noonan, Schargel, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 299: 1-262, is actually an unnamed species most closely related to Aromobates cannatellai.

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