Aromobates tokuko Rojas-Runjaic, Infante-Rivero, and Barrio-Amorós, 2011

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Dendrobatoidea > Family: Aromobatidae > Subfamily: Aromobatinae > Genus: Aromobates > Species: Aromobates tokuko

Aromobates tokuko Rojas-Runjaic, Infante-Rivero, and Barrio-Amorós, 2011, Zootaxa, 2919: 38. Holotype: MHNLS 18479, by original designation. Type locality: "from the surroundings of Ipika, Yukpa indigenous community, Río Tokuko basin, Municipio Machiques de Perijá, Sierra de Perijá, Estado Zulia, Venezuela (09° 52′ N, 72° 51′ W; elevation 595 m)".

English Names

Perija’s Nurse Frog (original publication).


Known from four localities in the Río Tokuko basin (Kiriponsa, near Ipika, upstream of the Kusare waterfall, and Terakibu) on the eastern versant of the Sierra de Perijá, northwestern Venezuela, between elevations of 419 and 1005 m.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Venezuela

Endemic: Venezuela


 See Barrio-Amorós, Rojas-Runjaic, and Señaris, 2019, Amph. Rept. Conserv., 13 (1: e180): 44, for comments on range and literature.

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