Ameerega pongoensis (Schulte, 1999)

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

Epipedobates pongoensis Schulte, 1999, Pfeilgiftfrösche: 202. Holotype: R. Schulte Collection BE 24 H, to be deposited in the MUSM, according to the original publication. Type locality: "Pongo de Aguirre, Rio Huallaga-Canyon zwischen Chazuta und Leticia, Region San Martin, Nord-Ost-Peru. Ca. 220 m N.N.".

Ameerega pongoensisFrost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 297: 130, by implication; Grant, Frost, Caldwell, Gagliardo, Haddad, Kok, Means, Noonan, Schargel, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 299: 164.

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the type locality (Pongo de Aguirre, between Chazuta and Leticia, Amazonas, Peru, 220 m elevation.


Lötters, Jungfer, Henkel, and Schmidt, 2007, Poison Frogs: 360-361, provided an account and placed this species in their Ameerega picta group.

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