(Duméril & Bibron, 1841)
English : Black-legged poison-frog
French : Dendrobate à pattes noires
Class : Amphibia
Order : Anura
Family : Dendrobatidae
Notes : No subspecies known.
Females can reach up to 4.3 cm in length, males are smaller. Coloration usually golden-yellow to orange with black areas on lips, tympanum and both limbs, sometimes extending to whole belly.
Range and habitat
The species is found in South America and is endemic to Colombia, occurring in the western slopes of the Cordillera Occidental. Lives in humid lowland and montane forests, logged forests, from 500 to 1500 m.
IUCN RED LIST : ENDANGERED
CITES : Appendix II
Status : The species remains locally common but has gone through declines locally because of habitat loss and trapping for international trade.
Ex-Situ Programs : None known
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