Hyloxalus abditaurantius (Silverstone, 1975)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Dendrobatoidea > Family: Dendrobatidae > Subfamily: Hyloxalinae > Genus: Hyloxalus > Species: Hyloxalus abditaurantius

Colostethus abditaurantius Silverstone, 1975, Contrib. Sci. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 268: 1. Holotype: LACM 72000, by original designation. Type locality: "Quebrada Altagracia, Bello, Departamento de Antioquia, Colombia, about 1450 m elevation".

Hyloxalus abditaurantiusGrant, Frost, Caldwell, Gagliardo, Haddad, Kok, Means, Noonan, Schargel, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 299: 168.

English Names

Bello Rocket Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 48).


Western slope of the Cordillera Occidental in the Department of Risaralda, and in the northern part of the Cordillera Central in Quindío, Colombia, 1450-2000 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


See account by Grant and Castro-Herrera, 1998, J. Herpetol., 32: 378-392.

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