Mannophryne venezuelensis Manzanilla, Jowers, La Marca, and García-París, 2007

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Dendrobatoidea > Family: Aromobatidae > Subfamily: Aromobatinae > Genus: Mannophryne > Species: Mannophryne venezuelensis

Mannophryne venezuelensis Manzanilla, Jowers, La Marca, and García-París, 2007, Herpetol. J., 17: 32. Holotype: EBRG 4924, by original designation. Type locality: "approximately 4.0 km east of San Juan de Las Galdonas, Municipio Arismendi, Estado Sucre, Venezuela, 10º 43′ N, 62º 48′ W, altitude 180 m"

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

In and around mountain streams on the slopes of the Peninsula de Paria from near sea level to about 600 m, Sucre, Venezuela.

Comment

Closely related to Mannophryne trinitatis according to the original publication. Barrio-Amorós, Rivas-Fuenmayor, Molina, and Kaiser, 2006, Herpetol. Rev., 37: 298-299, noted that populations from the mainland of Venezuelan formerly attributed to Mannophryne trinitatis this species were unnamed; Manzanilla, Jowers, La Marca, and García-París, 2007, Herpetol. J., 17: 32, subsequently named this species Mannophryne venezuelensis.

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