Hyloxalus fascianigrus (Grant and Castro-Herrera, 1998)

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

Colostethus fascianigrus Grant and Castro-Herrera, 1998, J. Herpetol., 32: 381. Holotype: UVC 11781, by original designation. Type locality: "Quebrada Seca, Hacienda San Pedro, about 6 km south of El Queremal, Municipio Dagua, Departamento del Valle del Cauca, Colombia, 3° 29′ 13″ N, 76° 42′ 20″ W, 1800 m on the Pacific slopes of the Cordillera Occidental".

Hyloxalus fascianigerGrant, Frost, Caldwell, Gagliardo, Haddad, Kok, Means, Noonan, Schargel, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 299: 168. Unjustified emendation under Art. 32.5.1 of the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature (1999).

English Names

None noted.


Cordillera Occidental in cloud forest, 1600-1960 m elevation, on both the eastern and Pacific slopes, from extreme southern Chocó (4° 44′ N) and southern Valle del Cauca (3° 29′ N), Colombia.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


See statement of geographic range, habitat, and conservation status (as Colostethus fasciniger) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 613.

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