Silverstoneia erasmios (Rivero and Serna, 2000)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Dendrobatoidea > Family: Dendrobatidae > Subfamily: Colostethinae > Genus: Silverstoneia > Species: Silverstoneia erasmios

Colostethus erasmios Rivero and Serna, 2000 "1995", Rev. Ecol. Lat. Am., 2: 53. Holotype: MHNCSJ 1075, by original designation. Type locality: "Río Calles, Muncipio de Urrao, 1500-2000 m., Departamento de Antioquia, Colombia".

Silverstoneia erasmiosGrant, Frost, Caldwell, Gagliardo, Haddad, Kok, Means, Noonan, Schargel, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 299: 167.

English Names

None noted.


Known from the municipalities of Amalfi, Frontino, and Urrao, Antioquia, Colombia, 1040 to 2000 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


See comments on morphology and range by Grant and Myers, 2013, Am. Mus. Novit., 3784: 39-40. Dias, Anganoy-Criollo, Rada, and Grant, 2021, J. Zool. Syst. Evol. Res., 59: 691–717, reported on larval external, internal, and buccal anatomy. 

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