Allobates zaparo (Silverstone, 1976)

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

English Names

Zaparo's Poison Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 50).

Sanguine Poison-arrow Frog (Ananjeva, Borkin, Darevsky, and Orlov, 1988, Dict. Amph. Rept. Five Languages: 50).

Sanguine Poison Frog (Walls, 1994, Jewels of the Rainforest: 26; CITES).

Distribution

Dense forests of the Napo and Pastaza drainages of Ecuador, east of the Andes, extending to adjacent Peru; southern Cordillera Oriental of Peru.

Comment

In the former Epipedobates femoralis group prior to its transfer to Allobates by Vences, Kosuch, Boistel, Haddad, La Marca, and Lötters, 2003, Organisms Divers. Evol., 3: 215). See Schulte, 1987, Sauria, Berlin, 9: 17-18, for southern Peruvian record. Rodríguez and Duellman, 1994, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 22: 20, provided a brief account as Epipeobates zaparoSchulte, 1999, Pfeilgiftfrösche: 214–216, and Lötters, Jungfer, Henkel, and Schmidt, 2007, Poison Frogs: 314–315, provided accounts.

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