Hyloxalus aeruginosus (Duellman, 2004)

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

Colostethus aeruginosus Duellman, 2004, Sci. Pap. Nat. Hist. Mus. Univ. Kansas, 35: 11. Holotype: KU 211940, by original designation. Type locality: "the east slope of Abra Pardo de Miguel (05° 46′ S, 77° 42′ W), 2180 m, Provincia de Rioja, Departamento de San Martín, Peru".

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

English Names

None noted.


Known only from two localities at elevation of 1980 and 2180 m along the road from Abra Pardo de Miguel to Moyobamba on the steep eastern slope of the northern part of the Cordillera Central in northern Peru, along stream edges in cloud forest

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Peru

Endemic: Peru


Most similar to Hyloxalus mittermeieri according to the original publication.

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