Ameerega berohoka Vaz-Silva and Maciel, 2011

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Dendrobatoidea > Family: Dendrobatidae > Subfamily: Colostethinae > Genus: Ameerega > Species: Ameerega berohoka

Ameerega berohoka Vaz-Silva and Maciel, 2011, Zootaxa, 2826: 58. Holotype: MNRJ 67263, by original designation. Type locality: "Brazil, State of Goiás, Arenópolis Municipality (16° 26′ 41″ S, 51° 23′ 37″ W, 416 m above sea level)".

English Names

None noted. 


Western and southwestern parts of the state of Goiás, in the drainage of the Araguaia River, and Barra do Garças, Mato Grosso, and the municipalities of Rio Negro, Corguinho, and Rio Verde do Mato Grosso, in Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil.  

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


The external morphology, advertisement call, and habitat were detailed in the original publication. Andrade, Haga, Martins, and Giaretta, 2014, Zootaxa, 3838: 392–396, reported on the advertisement call. Sant’Anna, Rocha, Akieda, Galvão, and Neves, Herpetol. Notes, 10: 41–43, reported several localities in Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. In the Ameerega braccata species group of Guillory, French, Twomey, Chávez, Prates, von May, De la Riva, Lötters, Reichle, Serrano-Rojas, Whitworth, and Brown, 2020, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 142 (106638): 1–13.

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