Hyloxalus ramosi
family: Dendrobatidae
subfamily: Hyloxalinae
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 from two locations: the type locality of San Rafael, in Antioquia Department, and from Caldas Department, both in Colombia, from 1,200-1,340m asl, and it might occur more widely.

Habitat and Ecology

It lives in the leaf-litter of forests, although the exact habitat is not known. Its breeding habits are unknown (although the larvae are likely to develop in streams).


It is probably an uncommon species, which is still only known from four specimens, with two collected at each of the two known localities.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The major threats to this species are unknown.

Conservation Actions

Its range does not include a protected area. More research into its extent of occurrence, ecological requirements and population status is needed.


Taran Grant, John Lynch 2004. Hyloxalus ramosi. In: IUCN 2014


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