Allobates melanolaemus (Grant and Rodriguez, 2001)

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

Colostethus melanolaemus Grant and Rodríguez, 2001, Am. Mus. Novit., 3355: 11. Holotype: MUSM 17741, by original designation. Type locality: "Explornapo Lodge, ACEER [Amazon Center for Environmental Education and Research], Lower Río Napo near Quebrada Sucusari, Departamento Loreto, Peru, GPS coordinates 72° 55′ W, 3° 14′ S".

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

English Names

None noted.


Known currently only from tropical lowland rainforest in the vicinity of the type locality in the Department of Loreto, Peru (72° 55′ W, 3° 14′ S).

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Peru

Endemic: Peru


Most similar to Colostethus trilineatus and Colostethus juanii according to the original publication. See comment under AllobatesRéjaud, 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 taxon.

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