Allobates sanmartini (Rivero, Langone, and Prigioni, 1986)

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

Colostethus sanmartini Rivero, Langone, and Prigioni, 1986, Comun. Zool. Mus. Hist. Nat. Montevideo, 11: 7. Holotype: MHNM 540, by original designation. Type locality: "Las Majadas, río Orinoco, Estado Bolívar, Venezuela".

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

English Names

San Martin Rocket Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 49).

Distribution

Known only from the type locality (Las Majadas, Bolívar state, Venezuela, 1000 m elevation).

Comment

See La Marca, 1992, Cuad. Geograf., Mérida, 9: 30, for discussion of problems with the original publication. Not assigned to species group by Rivero, 1990 "1988", Mem. Soc. Cienc. Nat. La Salle, 48: 3-32. See account by La Marca, 1997 "1996", Publ. Asoc. Amigos Doñana, 9: 42. Barrio-Amorós, 2004, Rev. Ecol. Latino Am., 9: 9, reported on distribution and relevant literature.

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