Ameerega trivittata
Three-striped Poison Frog (English), groengestreepte gifkikker (Dutch), tidetide (Sranan), Sapito Dargo Trillistado (Spanish)
family: Dendrobatidae
subfamily: Colostethinae

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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 CA


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species occurs below 500m asl in Bolívar state, Venezuela, and also in Guyana, Suriname and in the Amazon basin of Colombia, Brazil, Peru and northwestern Bolivia. Although the species range map in Walls (1994) depicts the species in French Guiana, a recent work by Lescure and Marty (2001) does not include this taxon for that country.

Habitat and Ecology

It is a diurnal and terrestrial species that is found in old and second growth tropical rainforests on the forest floor. The eggs are laid in the litter and the tadpoles are carried on the back to temporary pools.


It is common throughout its range.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Deforestation is a threat to this species. It is sometimes found in the international pet trade but at levels that do not currently constitute a major threat.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in several protected areas in its range, except for in Venezuela and Guyana.

Taxonomic Notes

Ameerega peruviridis has been identified as a colour variant of Ameerega trivittata (Frost, 2007).


La Marca, E., Azevedo-Ramos, C., Silvano, D. & Barrio-Amorós, C.L. 2008. Ameerega trivittata. In: IUCN 2014


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