Mannophryne riveroi (Donoso-Barros, 1965)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Dendrobatoidea > Family: Aromobatidae > Subfamily: Aromobatinae > Genus: Mannophryne > Species: Mannophryne riveroi

Prestherapis riveroi Donoso-Barros, 1965, Not. Mens. Mus. Nac. Hist. Nat. Santiago, 102: 2. Holotype: IZUC (formerly RDB 307), according to Frost, 1985, Amph. Species World: 94. Type locality: "Venezuela . . . . de las altas montanas de Paria"; stated to be "Cerro Azul, Macuro", Estado Sucre, Venezuela, by Donoso-Barros, 1965 "1964", Caribb. J. Sci., 4: 485.

Prostherapis riveroiDonoso-Barros, 1965 "1964", Caribb. J. Sci., 4: 485.

Colostethus riveroiEdwards, 1971, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 84: 148.

Mannophryne riveroiLa Marca, 1992, Cuad. Geograf., Mérida, 9: 32; La Marca, 1994, Publ. Asoc. Amigos Doñana, 4: 46.

English Names

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

Distribution

Cerro Azul on the Península de Paria, Sucre, Venezuela, 400-1000 m.

Comment

Description amplified by Donoso-Barros, 1965 "1964", Caribb. J. Sci., 4: 485. Myers, Paolillo-O., and Daly, 1991, Am. Mus. Novit., 3002: 32-33, discussed the description and publication date, as did La Marca, 1992, Cuad. Geograf., Mérida, 9: 29-30. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 232. Barrio-Amorós, Rivas-Fuenmayor, Molina, Santos, and Kaiser, 2010, Herpetol. Notes, 3: 151-16-, reported on intraspecific variation and natural history. 

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