Allobates nidicola (Caldwell and Lima, 2003)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Dendrobatoidea > Family: Aromobatidae > Subfamily: Allobatinae > Genus: Allobates > Species: Allobates nidicola

Colostethus nidicola Caldwell and Lima, 2003, Herpetologica, 59: 221. Holotype: INPA 8093, by original designation. Type locality: "from approximately 40 km S Manaus, elevation 50 m, Amazonas, Brazil (3° 37′ 10 S, 59° 86′ 78 W . . .), in the municipality of Castanho, at Km 12 on the road to Autazes, in leaf litter in lowland terra firme forest".

Allobates nidicolaGrant, Frost, Caldwell, Gagliardo, Haddad, Kok, Means, Noonan, Schargel, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 299: 162.

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Known from the type locality (ca. 40 km south of Manaus) and from about 102 km to the southeast from the Municipality of Castanho, Amazonas, Brazil. Also reported further upstream in the Madeira drainage in Rondonia in the vicinit of Porto Velho and as far soutwest as Cachoeira do Jirau.

Comment

Simões, 2007, Herpetol. Rev., 38: 473, provided the second geographic record. Tsuji-Nishikido, Kaefer, Freitas, Menin, and Lima, 2012, Herpetol. J., 22: 105-114, compared the morphology and calls of this species with Allobates masniger. Kaefer, Simões, and Lima, 2012, Salamandra, 48: 122-124, provided the first records for Rondônia, Brazil.

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