Mannophryne yustizi (La Marca, 1989)

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

Colostethus yustizi La Marca, 1989, Amphibia-Reptilia, 10: 176. Holotype: CVULA IV-2842, by original designation. Type locality: "14 km SSE Sanare, on stream along road Sanare-Parque Nacional Yacambú, 1475 m, (ca. 9° 43′ N; 69° 39′ W), Distrito Jiménez, Estado Lara, Venezuela".

Mannophryne yustiziLa Marca, 1992, Cuad. Geograf., Mérida, 9: 32. La Marca, 1994, Publ. Asoc. Amigos Doñana, 4: 58.

English Names

Yacambu Poison Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 50).


Known only from the vicinity of the type locality (14 km south-southeast of Sanare) in Yacambú and Terepaima National Parks, Lara, Venezuela, 1200-1800 m elevation.


See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 234.

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