Leucostethus jota Marín-Castaño, Molina-Zuluaga, Restrepo, Cano, and Daza-R., 2018

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Dendrobatoidea > Family: Dendrobatidae > Subfamily: Colostethinae > Genus: Leucostethus > Species: Leucostethus jota

Leucostethus jota Marín-Castaño, Molina-Zuluaga, Restrepo, Cano, and Daza-R., 2018, Zootaxa, 4461: 364. Holotype: MHUA-A 8138, by original designation. Type locality: "Colombia, Department of Antioquia, Municipality of Alejandría, Vereda El Respaldo, Jaguas hydroelectric protected areas–ISAGEN S.A., La Arenosa forest (6.39301, -75.036402; 1290 m.a.s.l)".  http://zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:3CD4F2DF-4665-4C06-8483-00A9C0E7241B

English Names

None noted. 

Distribution

Near small streams in premontane wet forests in the municipalities of Alejandría, Amalfi, Granada, San Carlos, San Rafael and San Roque in the Department of Antioquia, Colombia on the eastern versant of the northern Central Cordillera between 1158–1514 m elevation. 

Comment

Previously confused with Leucostethus fraterdanieli, according to the original publication. 

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