Anomaloglossus shrevei (Rivero, 1961)

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

Prostherapis shrevei Rivero, 1961, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 126: 155. Holotype: MCZ 28567, by original designation. Type locality: "Mt. Marahuaca, 5000-6000 ft. [1524-1829 m]", Territorio Amazonas, Venezuela.

Colostethus shreveiEdwards, 1971, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 84: 148.

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

English Names

Shreve's Rocket Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 49).

Distribution

Known only from the type locality (Mount Marahuaca) and Cerro Duida, Amazonas, Venezuela), 350 to 1200 m elevation.

Comment

Prior to the revision of Grant, Frost, Caldwell, Gagliardo, Haddad, Kok, Means, Noonan, Schargel, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 299, Rivero, 1990 "1988", Mem. Soc. Cienc. Nat. La Salle, 48: 3-32, placed this species in his Colostethus fuliginosus group (Group VI). See account by La Marca, 1997 "1996", Publ. Asoc. Amigos Doñana, 9: 44. See Barrio-Amorós, Rojas-Runjaic, and Señaris, 2019, Amph. Rept. Conserv., 13 (1: e180): 38–39, 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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