Allobates fuscellus (Morales, 2002)

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

Colostethus fuscellus Morales, 2002 "2000", Publ. Asoc. Amigos Doñana, 13: 28. Holotype: INPA 2532, by original designation. Type locality: "Peneda, margen derecha del río Juruá, Amazonas, Brasil".

Allobates fuscellusGrant, Frost, Caldwell, Gagliardo, Haddad, Kok, Means, Noonan, Schargel, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 299: 162.

English Names

None noted.


Restricted to the populations in the vicinity of Penedo, Municipality of Ipixuna (the type locality) and Jainu, Municipality of Itamarati, both in the state of Amazonas, Brazil; expected in adjacent Amazonian Peru.  

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Likely/Controversially Present: Peru

Endemic: Brazil


In the Colostethus trilineatus group according to the original publication. See comment under Allobates. Melo-Sampaio, Oliveira, and Prates, 2018, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 13: 144, provided a corrected morphological diagnosis, restricted the range of the species based on reidentifications of both morphologically and genetically identified specimens, discussed the identities of some of the paratypes of this species noting that some must be reassigned to Allobates trilineatus or Allobates gasconi.  

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