Aromobates molinarii (La Marca, 1985)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Dendrobatoidea > Family: Aromobatidae > Subfamily: Aromobatinae > Genus: Aromobates > Species: Aromobates molinarii

Colostethus molinarii La Marca, 1985, Occas. Pap. Mus. Zool. Univ. Michigan, 710: 2. Holotype: CVULA 2820, by original designation. Type locality: "Las Playitas, 2270 m, near Bailadores (8° 15′ N, 71° 50′ W), Estado Mérida, Venezuela".

Nephelobates molinariiLa Marca, 1994, Inst. Geograf. Fac. Cienc. Forestal., Univ. Los Andes, An. Invest., 1991: 40.

Aromobates molinariiGrant, Frost, Caldwell, Gagliardo, Haddad, Kok, Means, Noonan, Schargel, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 299: 160.

English Names

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

Distribution

Venezuelan Andean localities of Cascada de Bailadores and Las Playitas, at elevations of 1800 and 2600 m, respectively.

Comment

Barrio-Amorós, 2004, Rev. Ecol. Latino Am., 9: 7, reported on distribution and relevant literature. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Nephelobates molinarii) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 235.

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