Ameerega flavopicta (Lutz, 1925)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Dendrobatoidea > Family: Dendrobatidae > Subfamily: Colostethinae > Genus: Ameerega > Species: Ameerega flavopicta

English Names

Yellow-spotted Frog (Cochran, 1961, Living Amph. World: 86).

Lutz's Poison Frog (Walls, 1994, Jewels of the Rainforest: 25; Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 50).

Yellow-painted Poison-arrow Frog (Eterovick and Sazima, 2004, Anf. Serra do Cipó: 37).

Distribution

Southeastern (Minas Gerais, Goiás, north-eastern São Paulo, and Tocantíns), northern (Pará), and northeastern (Maranhão), Brazil.

Comment

See account (as Epipedobates flavopictus) by Haddad and Martins, 1994, Herpetologica, 50: 282-295, and (as Ameerega flavopicta) by Lötters, Jungfer, Henkel, and Schmidt, 2007, Poison Frogs: 333-335, who placed this in their Ameerega picta group, and who noted a population of this species, or a closely related one, in Bolivia (now Ameerega boehmei). Eterovick and Sazima, 2004, Anf. Serra do Cipó: 37-38, provided a photograph and brief account (as Epipedobates flavopictus). Lötters, Schmitz, Reichle, Rödder, and Quennet, 2009, Zootaxa, 2028: 22, provided a distribution map. Martins and Giaretta, 2012, Check List, 8: 502-504, provided the São Paulo, Brazil, record and commented on the range.

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