Colostethus fraterdanieli Silverstone, 1971

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Dendrobatoidea > Family: Dendrobatidae > Subfamily: Colostethinae > Genus: Colostethus > Species: Colostethus fraterdanieli

Colostethus fraterdanieli Silverstone, 1971, Contrib. Sci. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 215: 4. Holotype: LACM 44164, by original designation. Type locality: "Colombia: Antioquia: Santa Rita (near Río Nare), 1890-1910 m".

English Names

Santa Rita Rocket Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 48).


Western slopes of the Cordillera Central and from both the western and eastern sides of the Cordillera Occidental, 650–2500 m elevation, Colombia (Departments of Valle del Cauca, Huila, Quindio, Risaralda, Antioquia, Nariño, Tolima, Valle del Cauda, and Caldas).


See comment under Colostethus yaguara. See account by Grant and Castro-Herrera, 1998, J. Herpetol., 32: 386. See statement of geographic range, habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 613. Palacio Baena, Muñoz Escobar, Gallo Delgado, and Rivera-Correa, 2006, Anfibios y Reptiles del Valle de Aburrá: 63–65, provided a brief account and photograph. See account, photograph, and dot map by Guevara-Molina, Benitez-Cubillos, and Londoño-Guarnizo, 2017, Catal. Anf. Rept. Colombia, Medellín, 3(2): 14–19. 

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