Hyloxalus ramosi (Silverstone, 1971)

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

Colostethus ramosi Silverstone, 1971, Contrib. Sci. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 215: 1. Holotype: LACM 44147, by original designation. Type locality: "Colombia: Antioquia: Alto de la Honda (hill near San Rafael), 1240 m".

Hyloxalus ramosiGrant, Frost, Caldwell, Gagliardo, Haddad, Kok, Means, Noonan, Schargel, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 299: 169.

English Names

Ramos' Rocket Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 49).


Known only from the region of the type locality on the western slope of the Central Andes, Antioquia, Colombia, ca. 1240 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


Grant and Ardila-Robayo, 2002, Herpetologica, 58: 259, confirmed the distinctiveness of this species from Hyloxalus lehmanni.

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