Mannophryne caquetio Mijares-Urrutia and Arends-R., 1999

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Dendrobatoidea > Family: Aromobatidae > Subfamily: Aromobatinae > Genus: Mannophryne > Species: Mannophryne caquetio

Mannophryne caquetio Mijares-Urrutia and Arends-R., 1999, Caribb. J. Sci., 35: 232. Holotype: EBRG 3570, by original designation. Type locality: "Mapararí, Muncipio Federación, Sierra de Churuguara, estado Falcón, Venezula (aprox. 10° 47′ N, 69° 25′ W), ± 800 m."

English Names

None noted.


Sierra de Churuguara, northwestern portion of the Cordillera de la Costa, State of Falcón, northern Venezuela, ca. 800 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Venezuela

Endemic: Venezuela


See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 232. Rojas-Runjaic, Matta-Pereira, and La Marca, 2018, Zootaxa, 4461: 451–476, distinguished this species from other members of Mannophryne. 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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