Allobates mcdiarmidi (Reynolds and Foster, 1992)

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

Colostethus mcdiarmidi Reynolds and Foster, 1992, Herpetol. Monogr., 6: 92. Holotype: USNM 257805, by original designation. Type locality: "Approximately 0.25 km E road to San Onofre, at a point 3.3 km by road N of the road from Cochabamba to Villa Tunari, at a point 97.5 km from Cochabamba, Chapare Province, Department of Cochabamba, Bolivia, elevation approximately 1693 m".

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

English Names

McDiarmid's Rocket Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 49).


Humid montane forests on the eastern slopes of the Andes in the departments of La Paz and Cochabamba, Bolivia, ca. 1693 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Bolivia

Endemic: Bolivia


See comments on distribution and natural history by Köhler, 2000, Bonn. Zool. Monogr., 48: 85-86. See statement of geographic range, habitat, and conservation status (as Colostethus mcdiarmidi) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 614.

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