Allobates grillicantus Moraes and Lima, 2021

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

Allobates grillicantus Moraes and Lima, 2021, Herpetologica, 77: 150. Holotype.: MPEG 43046, by original designation. Type locality: "the east bank of Middle Tapajós River, municipality of Trairão, state of Pará, Brazil (04°45′25.1″S, 55°57′56.4″W; datum . WGS84 in all cases)". 

English Names

None noted. 


Currently known only from the type locality and a second nearby location, in the central-western Tapajós–Xingu interfluve, close to municipalities of Trairão and Novo Progresso, state of Pará, Brazil, although expected to occur more widely in the Tapajós–Xingu interfluve. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


The sister taxon of Allobates grillisimilis, and in the Allobates caeruleodactylus group, according to the original publication, where external adult and larval morphology, molecular markers, and advertisement call were detailed. 

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