Allobates vicinus Fouquet, Ferrão, and Jairam, 2023

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

Allobates vicinus Fouquet, Ferrão, and Jairam, 2023, Zootaxa, 5297: 542. Holotype: MNHNP-RA-2022.0079, by original designation. Type locality: "Voltzberg, Suriname (4.68169 N 56.18568 W, 100 m asl)". Zoobank publication registration:1691B9AC-D23B-489C-B230-BEBDA0FA3312

English Names

None noted. 


Voltzberg, Nassau, and Bakhuis mountains, Lely mountain, and the Brownsberg, Raleighvallen and the Gros Rosebel areas, all in the forested areas of northern Suriname. 


Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Suriname

Endemic: Suriname


In the Allobates trilineatus clade and closely related to Allobates granti (with which it was previously confused), according to the original publication, who detailed molecular markers, morphometrics, advertisement call, and natural history. 

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