Anomaloglossus parkerae (Meinhardt and Parmelee, 1996)

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

Colostethus parkerae Meinhardt and Parmelee, 1996, Herpetologica, 52: 71. Holotype: KU 167332, by original designation. Type locality: "Km 112, El Dorado-Santa Elena de Uairén Road (06°01′ N, 61°24′ W; 860 m), Estado Bolívar, Venezuela".

Anomaloglossus parkeraeGrant, Frost, Caldwell, Gagliardo, Haddad, Kok, Means, Noonan, Schargel, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 299: 158.

English Names

None noted.


Known only from low montane rainforest in the region of the type locality (northern versant of the Sierra de Lema, known as La Escalera, Bolívar, Venezuela) adjacent to the Guyana border within which is will likely be found.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Venezuela

Endemic: Venezuela


 Duellman, 1997, Sci. Pap. Nat. Hist. Mus. Univ. Kansas, 2: 13, commented on a population in southern Venezuela.In species group III or VI of Rivero and possibly in Mannophryne according to the original publication, although this conjecture was refuted by the results of Grant, Frost, Caldwell, Gagliardo, Haddad, Kok, Means, Noonan, Schargel, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 299. See account by La Marca, 1997 "1996", Publ. Asoc. Amigos Doñana, 9: 31. See distributional comments by Gorzula and Señaris, 1999 "1998", Scient. Guaianae, 8: 23-24. Señaris, Lampo, Rojas-Runjaic, and Barrio-Amorós, 2014, Guía Ilust. Anf. Parque Nac. Canaima: 112–113, provided a photograph and a brief account for the Parque Nacional de Canaima, Venezuela. See Barrio-Amorós, Rojas-Runjaic, and Señaris, 2019, Amph. Rept. Conserv., 13 (1: e180): 37, for comments on range, taxonomy, 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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