Ameerega yoshina Brown and Twomey, 2009

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

Ameerega yoshina Brown and Twomey, 2009, Zootaxa, 2049: 10. Holotype: MUSM24945, by original designation. Type locality: "Departamento Loreto, Peru, 17.5 km NE Contamana at the western foot of the Serranía de Contamana, 310 m elevation, 7° 11′7.43″ S, 74° 57′ 13.12″ W. Found near El Unión, on the ground near a small creek flowing into the coldwater stream."

English Names

None noted.


Currently known only from a locality in the Serranía de Contamana and the other 130 km away in the Huallaga Canyon in the northern Cordillera Azul , Departamento Loreto, Peru.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Peru

Endemic: Peru


The advertisement call was described in the original publication as well as external morphology and natural history.  In the Ameerega bassleri 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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