"Colostethus" poecilonotus Rivero, 1991

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Dendrobatoidea > Family: Dendrobatidae > Species: "Colostethus" poecilonotus

Colostethus poecilonotus Rivero, 1991, Breviora, 493: 13. Holotype: MCZ 98108, by original designation. Type locality: "between Chachapoyas and Bagua Grande Alva, 500 m, Departamento Amazonas, Perú".

"Colostethus" poecilonotusGrant, Frost, Caldwell, Gagliardo, Haddad, Kok, Means, Noonan, Schargel, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 299: 174. Excluded from Colostethus but not assigned to genus or subfamily.

English Names

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

Distribution

Known only from the type locality (between Chachapoyas and Bagua Grande Alva, Amazonas, Peru), 1000 m elevation.

Comment

Probably in the Colostethus subpunctatus group (Group IX), according to the original publication. Rivero and Almendáriz C., 1992 "1991", Politécnica, Quito, 16: 115, thought this species might extend into Ecuador. Duellman, 2004, Sci. Pap. Nat. Hist. Mus. Univ. Kansas, 35: 33-34, provided an account. Grant, Frost, Caldwell, Gagliardo, Haddad, Kok, Means, Noonan, Schargel, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 299: 174, discussed the species, known only from the holotype, and could not allocate it beyond Dendrobatoidea (Aromobatidae + Dendrobatidae), merely retaining it in a non-taxon "Colostethus".

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