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Andinobates

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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Dendrobatidae
Phylum  Chordata
Order  Frog
Class  Amphibia
Subfamily  Dendrobatinae
Rank  Genus
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Similar  Frog, Hyloxalus, Strabomantis, Amazophrynella, Rulyrana

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Andinobates is a genus of poison dart frogs from Ecuador, Colombia and Panama. It contains species formerly classified in the genus Dendrobates and in 2006 transferred to the genus Ranitomeya. In 2011 Twomey, Brown, and their colleagues erected the genus Andinobates for a group of 12 species of Ranitomeya. Andinobates frogs can be distinguished from their sister taxon Ranitomeya anatomically in that their 2nd and 3rd vertebrae are fused. They show no limb reticulation, which is present in most species of Ranitomeya.

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Distribution

Andinobates inhabits the rainforests of Ecuador, Colombia, and Panama, whereas Ranitomeya is only found in the Amazonian basin.

Species

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Andinobates primarily contained 12 species formerly classified in the genus Ranitomeya. In 2013 Andinobates cassidyhornae, another species from the Andes of Colombia has been described. In 2014 another new species, Andinobates geminisae, was discovered in Panama. This brings the current total to 14 species:

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  • Andinobates abditus (Myers and Daly, 1976)
  • Andinobates altobueyensis (Silverstone, 1975)
  • Andinobates bombetes (Myers and Daly, 1980)
  • Andinobates cassidyhornae (Amézquita et al., 2013)
  • Andinobates claudiae (Jungfer, Lötters, and Jörgens, 2000)
  • Andinobates daleswansoni (Rueda-Almonacid, Rada, Sánchez-Pacheco, Velásquez-Álvarez, and Quevedo-Gil, 2006)
  • Andinobates dorisswansonae (Rueda-Almonacid, Rada, Sánchez-Pacheco, Velásquez-Álvarez, and Quevedo-Gil, 2006)
  • Andinobates fulguritus (Silverstone, 1975)
  • Andinobates geminisae (Batista et al., 2014)
  • Andinobates minutus (Shreve, 1935)
  • Andinobates opisthomelas (Boulenger, 1899)
  • Andinobates tolimensis (Bernal-Bautista, Luna-Mora, Gallego, and Quevedo-Gil, 2007)
  • Andinobates viridis (Myers and Daly, 1976)
  • Andinobates virolinensis (Ruiz-Carranza and Ramírez-Pinilla, 1992)

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    References

    Andinobates Wikipedia


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