Anomaloglossus praderioi (La Marca, 1997)

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

Colostethus praderioi La Marca, 1997 "1996", Publ. Asoc. Amigos Doñana, 9: 32. Holotype: ULABG 4196, by original designation. Type locality: "Monte Roraima, tercera quebrada a partir de la base (5° 10′ N y 60° 47′ W), Parque nacional Canaima, Sector Oriental (Gran Sabana), Estado Bolívar, Venezuela, 1950 m s.n.m."

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

English Names

None noted.


Eastern Gran Sabana and from Mount Roraima and Sierra de Lemain Bolívar State, Venezuela, and adjacent Guyana, 1310–1950 m elevation. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Guyana, Venezuela


Barrio-Amorós, 2004, Rev. Ecol. Lat. Am., 9: 8, reported on distribution and relevant literature. Kok, 2010, Pap. Avulsos Zool., São Paulo, 50: 51-68, redesribed the holotype and described the call and larva. See Cole, Townsend, Reynolds, MacCulloch, and Lathrop, 2013, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 125: 373-374, for brief account and records for Guyana. Sánchez, 2013, Zootaxa, 3637: 569–591, provided information on larval morphology. Señaris, Lampo, Rojas-Runjaic, and Barrio-Amorós, 2014, Guía Ilust. Anf. Parque Nac. Canaima: 114–115, 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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