Andinobates bombetes (Myers and Daly, 1980)

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

Dendrobates bombetes Myers and Daly, 1980, Am. Mus. Novit., 2692: 2. Holotype: AMNH 102601, by original designation. Type locality: "mountains above south side of Lago de Calima, 1580-1600 meters elevation, about 2 km airline southwest of Puente Tierra (village), Department of Valle del Cauca, Colombia. The locality is roughly 50 km north of Cali, on the mountain above kilometer post 23 on the present Loboguerrero--Buga road (about 3° 52′ N, 76° 25′ W)".

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

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

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

Andinobates bombetes —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

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

Distribution

Both slopes of the Cordillera Occidental (Valle del Cauca and Risaralda) and western slope of the Cordillera Central (Quindío and Risaralda), Colombia, 867-2100 m elevation.

Comment

Suárez-Mayorga, 2004, in Rueda-Almonacid et al. (eds.), Libro Rojo Anf. Colombia: 302-307, provided an account and map. Lötters, Jungfer, Henkel, and Schmidt, 2007, Poison Frogs: 445-446, 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 bombetes) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 228. 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: 36. See account, photograph, and dot map by Vargas-Salinas, Rodríguez-Collazos, and Suárez-Mayorga, 2014, Catal. Anf. Rept. Colombia, Medellín, 2(2): 13–18. 

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