Hyloxalus idiomelus (Rivero, 1991)

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

Colostethus idiomelus Rivero, 1991, Breviora, 493: 10. Holotype: MCZ 100260, by original designation. Type locality: "Venceremos, 394-395 km, on Marginal de la Selva Road, 1,620 m, Departamento de San Martín, Perú".

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

English Names

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


Elevations of 1620-2840 m in humid montane forest in the northern part of the Cordillera Central of northern Peru.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Peru

Endemic: Peru


Duellman, 2004, Sci. Pap. Nat. Hist. Mus. Univ. Kansas, 35: 23-24, provided an account.

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