Allobates caldwellae Lima, Ferrão, and Silva, 2020

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

Allobates caldwellae Lima, Ferrão, and Silva, 2020, J. Zool. Syst. Evol. Res., 58: 1180. Holotype: INPAH 41047, by original designation. Type locality: "RAPELD M1 at km 32 of the Brazilian federal highway BR-319 (−3.371297, −59.864575; elevation 50 m a.s.l.), in Careiro, Amazonas, Brazil." Zoobank publication registration: 0181C233-4A0B-40AF-BCFB-25BAAFDBC394

English Names

None noted. 


Known only from the Purus–Madira Interfluve in Amazonas, Brazil, from the vicinity of Manaus southwest to about the level of Manicoré southwest of Manaus. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


See original publication  for molecular, call, and tadpole comparison with Allobates tinae, with which this cryptic lineage was previously confused, as well as with other close relatives. 

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