Ranitomeya uakarii (Brown, Schulte, and Summers, 2006)

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

Dendrobates uakarii Brown, Schulte, and Summers, 2006, Zootaxa, 1152: 47. Holotype: MUSM 23246, by original designation. Type locality: "upstream Quebrada Blanco in Tamshiyacu-Tahuayo Reserve, Departamento Loreto, Peru (4° 11′ 21.88″ S, 73° 6′ 15.66″ W). Elevation 140 m".

Ranitomeya uakariiFrost, 2007, Amph. Spec. World, vers. 5.0: . new combination; by implication of results published by Grant, Frost, Caldwell, Gagliardo, Haddad, Kok, Means, Noonan, Schargel, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 299.

English Names

None noted.


Amazonian rainforests of Brazil (States: Acre, Amazonas), possibly into Bolivia (Department: Pando), Colombia (Departments: Amazonas, Caquetá), Guyana (Potaro-Siparuni) and Peru (Departments: Huánuco, Loreto, Madre de Dios and possibly Ucayali),


Diagnosed from Ranitomeya duellmani in the original publication by call and molecular characters. Lötters, Jungfer, Henkel, and Schmidt, 2007, Poison Frogs: 494-496, provided an account and placed this species in their Ranitomeya ventrimaculata group. In the Ranitomeya reticulata 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: 47, and who provided an account on page 56-57.

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