Allobates tinae Melo-Sampaio, Oliveira, and Prates, 2018

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

Allobates tinae Melo-Sampaio, Oliveira, and Prates, 2018, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 13: 137. Holotype: MNRJ 90214, by original designation. Type locality: "Platô do Piquiá, municipality of Boca do Acre, state of Amazonas, Brazil, (08°45’35.28”S, 67°18’32.04”W)".

English Names

None noted. 


Known from western Brazilian Amazonia in the states of Amazonas (Borba; Tefé, Rio Ituxi); Acre (Fazenda Bonal, Senador Guiomard; Boca do Acre; ); Rondônia (Cachoeira do Morrinhos, Porto Velho; Rio Formoso, Parque Estadual de Guajará-Mirim, Nova Mamoré). 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


Morphologically very similar to a number of other species in the region; see discussion in the original paper for a summary of misidentifications in these species. Formerly included records in the northern part of the Purus–Madeira Interfluve, Amazonas, Brazil, that are now assigned to Allobates caldwellae, according to Lima, Ferrão, and Silva, 2020, J. Zool. Syst. Evol. Res., 58: 1173–1194. 

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