Andinobates abditus (Myers and Daly, 1976)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Dendrobatoidea > Family: Dendrobatidae > Subfamily: Dendrobatinae > Genus: Andinobates > Species: Andinobates abditus

Dendrobates abditus Myers and Daly, 1976, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 59: 1. Holotype: AMNH 89603, by original designation. Type locality: "lower montane rain forest at 1700 meters elevation, south-west of the Río Azuela bridge on the Quito--Lago Agrio road, eastern base of Volcán Reventador, Napo Province, Ecuador (latitude 0° 05′ S, longitude 77° 37′ W)".

Minyobates abditusMyers, 1987, Pap. Avulsos Zool., São Paulo, 36: 304.

Dendrobates abditusJungfer, Lötters, and Jörgens, 2000, Herpetofauna, Weinstadt, 22: 11, by implication.

Ranitomeya abditaGrant, Frost, Caldwell, Gagliardo, Haddad, Kok, Means, Noonan, Schargel, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 299: 171.

Andinobates abditus —Twomey, Brown, Amézquita, and Mejía-Vargas In Brown, Twomey, Amézquita, Souza, Caldwell, Lötters, von May, Melo-Sampaio, Mejía-Vargas, Pérez-Peña, Pepper, Poelman, Sanchez-Rodriguez, and Summers, 2011, Zootaxa, 3083: 36.

English Names

Collins' Poison Frog (Walls, 1994, Jewels of the Rainforest: 26; Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 50).

Distribution

Known only from the type locality at the base of the Volcán Reventardor, southwest of the Río Azuela bridge on the Quito to Lago Agrio road, Napo, Ecuador, 1700 m elevation.

Comment

Lötters, Jungfer, Henkel, and Schmidt, 2007, Poison Frogs: 442-444, provided an account and placed this species in their Ranitomeya minuta group. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Dendrobates abditus) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 227. In the Andinobates bombetes species group of Brown, Twomey, Amézquita, Souza, Caldwell, Lötters, von May, Melo-Sampaio, Mejía-Vargas, Pérez-Peña, Pepper, Poelman, Sanchez-Rodriguez, and Summers, 2011, Zootaxa, 3083: 35.

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