Allobates caribe (Barrio-Amorós, Rivas-Fuenmayor, and Kaiser, 2006)

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

Colostethus caribe Barrio-Amorós, Rivas-Fuenmayor, and Kaiser, 2006, J. Herpetol., 40: 372. Holotype: MHNLS 17462, by original designation. Type locality: "southern slope of Cerro El Humo, Península de Paria, Estado Sucre, Venezuela (10° 41′ 094 N, 62° 37′ 147 W . . .), elevation 1050 m".

Allobates caribeFrost, 2007, Amph. Spec. World, vers. 5.0; new combination by implication of results provided by Grant, Frost, Caldwell, Gagliardo, Haddad, Kok, Means, Noonan, Schargel, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 299: 1-262.

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the type locality (cloud forest on the southern slope of Cerro El Humo, Península de Paria, Estado Sucre, Venezuela).

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Venezuela

Endemic: Venezuela


 See Barrio-Amorós, Rojas-Runjaic, and Señaris, 2019, Amph. Rept. Conserv., 13 (1: e180): 33, for comments on range, taxonomy, and literature.

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