Anomaloglossus kaiei (Kok, Sambhu, Roopsind, Lenglet, and Bourne, 2006)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Dendrobatoidea > Family: Aromobatidae > Subfamily: Anomaloglossinae > Genus: Anomaloglossus > Species: Anomaloglossus kaiei

Colostethus kaiei Kok, Sambhu, Roopsind, Lenglet, and Bourne, 2006, Zootaxa, 1238: 38. Holotype: IRSNB 1938, by original designation. Type locality: "Kaieteur National Park, along Tukeit trail, Guyana, 5° 11′ 06 N, 59° 28′ 51 W, elevation ca. 400 m."

Anomaloglossus kaieiFrost, 2007, Amph. Spec. World, vers. 5.0: . new combination by implication of work by Grant, Frost, Caldwell, Gagliardo, Haddad, Kok, Means, Noonan, Schargel, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 299.

English Names

Kaie Rock Frog (Kok and Kalamandeen, 2008, Intr. Taxon. Amph. Kaieteur Natl. Park: 118).


Known only from Kaieteur National Park and the Pakaraima Mountains, Guyana; possibly extending into adjacent Brazil.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Guyana

Likely/Controversially Present: Brazil

Endemic: Guyana


Kok and Kalamandeen, 2008, Intr. Taxon. Amph. Kaieteur Natl. Park: 118-119, provided a brief, but informative, account. Sánchez, 2013, Zootaxa, 3637: 569–591, provided information on larval morphology. See Cole, Townsend, Reynolds, MacCulloch, and Lathrop, 2013, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 125: 372, for brief account and records for Guyana.

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