Anomaloglossus tamacuarensis (Myers and Donnelly, 1997)

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

Colostethus tamacuarensis Myers and Donnelly, 1997, Am. Mus. Novit., 3213: 17. Holotype: AMNH 131347, by original designation. Type locality: "from forested stream at north base of Pico Tamacuari, 1160-1200 m elevation, Sierra Tapirapecó, Amazonas, Venezuela (1°13′ N, 64°42′ W)".

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

English Names

None noted.


Known from the type locality on the Sierra Tapirapecó, Amazonas, Venezuela, as well as on the Brazilian slopes of the same Sierra in the Municipality of Carcelos, Amazonas, Brazil.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil, Venezuela


Caramaschi and Niemeyer, 2005, Herpetol. Rev., 36: 73, provided the Brazilian record. Advertisement call described in the original publication. Sánchez, 2013, Zootaxa, 3637: 569–591, provided information on larval morphology. See Barrio-Amorós, Rojas-Runjaic, and Señaris, 2019, Amph. Rept. Conserv., 13 (1: e180): 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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