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Ameerega picta
family: Dendrobatidae
subfamily: Colostethinae
Taxonomic Notes: A subspecies, guayanensis, has been recorded from Brazil, and the authors of the account suggest that it be raised to full species level (Avila-Pires et al. 2010 Bol. Mus. Para. Emilio Goeldi)

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
CITES Appendix II
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

 

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Distribution and Habitat

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela

 

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Comments
Calling behavior and spectral stratification in Amazonian dart poison frogs (Dendrobatidae).

Shows rainforest habitat, Ameerega trivittata embryos, tadpole transport, and calling; then Allobates femoralis, Ameerega petersi, Ameerega picta, and Allobates marchesianus calling, and contrasts the calls by using spectrograms.

Language: English. Run-time: 1:38.
Video submitted by Dr. Walter Hödl.



Written by Kellie Whittaker (biologist AT earthlink.net), UC Berkeley
First submitted 2008-04-21
Edited by Kellie Whittaker (2013-02-19)

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2013 Ameerega picta <http://amphibiaweb.org/species/1670> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Oct 18, 2017.



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Citation: AmphibiaWeb. 2017. <http://amphibiaweb.org> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed 18 Oct 2017.

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