Allobates magnussoni Lima, Simões, and Kaefer, 2014

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

Allobates magnussoni Lima, Simões, and Kaefer, 2014, Zootaxa, 3889: 359. Holotype. INPA-H 32960, by original designation. Type locality: "Parque Nacional da Amazônia, municipality of Itaituba, on the western margin of the Tapajós River (04°33’12.3” S; 56°18’00.3” W, elevation 132 m a.s.l.), Pará State, Brazil. The type locality is 65 km southwest of Itaituba’s urban perimeter on BR-230 (Transamazônica) road. The specimen was found near a water spring located ~300 m from the park’s research base, towards the margin of the Tapajós River."

English Names

None noted. 


Tapajós River basin, in central Brazilian Amazonia, south of the Amazon River, Pará, Brazil. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


Confused with Allobates magnussoni prior to its naming according to the original publication, where the advertisement call was described. Réjaud, Rodrigues, Crawford, Castroviejo-Fisher, Jaramillo-Martinez, Chaparro, Glaw, Gagliardi-Urrutia, Moravec, De la Riva, Pérez-Peña, Lima, Werneck, Hrbek, Ron, Ernst, Kok, Driskell, Chave, and Fouquet, 2020, J. Biogeograph., 47: 2472–2482, noted a cryptic species associated with this nominal taxon. 

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