Ranitomeya flavovittata (Schulte, 1999)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Dendrobatoidea > Family: Dendrobatidae > Subfamily: Dendrobatinae > Genus: Ranitomeya > Species: Ranitomeya flavovittata

Dendrobates flavovittatus Schulte, 1999, Pfeilgiftfrösche: 80. Holotype: R. Schulte Collection BD 10H, by original designation, presumably destined for MUSM. Type locality: "INIBICO-Labor, Boca des Río Tahuayo, Nordufer, 120 m NN", Peru.

Ranitomeya flavovittataGrant, Frost, Caldwell, Gagliardo, Haddad, Kok, Means, Noonan, Schargel, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 299: 171.

English Names

None noted.


Vicinity of the type locality in northeastern Amazonian Peru (Loreto); likely in adjacent Brazil.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Peru

Likely/Controversially Present: Brazil

Endemic: Peru


Lötters, Jungfer, Henkel, and Schmidt, 2007, Poison Frogs: 476-477, provided an account and placed this species in their Ranitomeya ventrimaculata group. In the Ranitomeya vanzolinii species group of Brown, Twomey, Amézquita, Souza, Caldwell, Lötters, von May, Melo-Sampaio, Mejía-Vargas, Pérez-Peña, Pepper, Poelman, Sanchez-Rodriguez, and Summers, 2011, Zootaxa, 3083: 61, and who provided an account on page 66-68.

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