Ameerega rubriventris (Lötters, Debold, Henle, Glaw, and Kneller, 1997)

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

Epipedobates rubriventris Lötters, Debold, Henle, Glaw, and Kneller, 1997, Herpetofauna, Weinstadt, 19: 26. Holotype: ZFMK 64838, by original designation. Type locality: "Strassenrand der Carretera Central F. Basadre von Tingo María nach Pucallpa, ca. 3 km oberhalb des Ortes Prebisto, Tal des Río Prebisto, Am Osthang der Cordillera Azul, etwa 550 m NN, Departamento Ucayali, Perú".

Epipedobates hahneli rubriventrisSchulte, 1999, Pfeilgiftfrösche: 235. this rejected by Lötters and Vences, 2001 "2000", Salamandra, 36: 247.

Ameerega rubriventrisFrost, 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.


Eastern versant of the Cordillera Azul, Departamento Ucayali, Peru.


Lötters, Jungfer, Henkel, and Schmidt, 2007, Poison Frogs: 374-365, provided an account and placed this species in their Ameerega picta group.

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