Allobates picachos
family: Dendrobatidae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Colombia


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known only from Parque Nacional Natural Cordillera Los Picachos, in the eastern Andean Cordillera, Caquetá Department, Colombia, at 1,600m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

This species lives on the forest floors of premontane humid forest. Its reproductive mode is not known, but the larvae presumably develop in streams.


It was abundant until 1998, and one visit in 2000 recorded several individuals. There have been no more survey visits to the site since then.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no known threats to this species, which occurs in a guerrilla stronghold where there is little anthropogenic habitat disturbance.

Conservation Actions

Parque Nacional Natural Cordillera Los Picachos is the only protected area from which this species is currently known.


María Cristina Ardila-Robayo, Jose Vicente Rueda 2004. Allobates picachos. In: IUCN 2014


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