Anomaloglossus moffetti Barrio-Amorós and Brewer-Carias, 2008

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

Anomaloglossus moffetti Barrio-Amorós and Brewer-Carias, 2008, Zootaxa, 1942: 12. Holotype: EBRG 4645, by original designation. Type locality: "southern slope of Sarisariñama-tepui, Camp IV, Estado Bolívar, Venezuela (4º29′ N, 64º8′ W), elev. 1108 m".

English Names

Sarisariñama Rocket Frog (original publication).


Along high-gradient streams on Sarisariñama-tepui, Bolívar, Venezuela, possibly into adjacent Brazil.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Venezuela

Endemic: Venezuela


 See Barrio-Amorós, Rojas-Runjaic, and Señaris, 2019, Amph. Rept. Conserv., 13 (1: e180): 37, for comments on range, taxonomy (who implied that the distinction from Anomaloglossus ayarzaguenai requires reevaluation), and literature. Señaris and Rojas-Runjaic, 2020, in Rull and Carnaval (eds.), Neotrop. Divers. Patterns Process.: 571–632, commented on range and conservation status in the Venezuelan Guayana.

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