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Allobates caribe
family: Dendrobatidae
 
Species Description: Barrio-Amoros, Rivas & Kaiser. 2006 New Species of Colostethus (Anura, Dendrobatidae) from the Peninsula de Paria,Venezuela. Journal of Herpetology 40(3): 371
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Venezuela

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

Allobates caribe is known from the southern slope of Cerro El Humo (10 41' 094" N, 62 37' 147" W), Penınsula de Paria, state of Sucre, Venezuela, at an elevation of 1050 masl (Barrio-Amorós et al., 2006).

Habitat and Ecology

The species inhabits cloud forest. Individuals were found at the entrance of a hole at the edge of a path in the cloud forest and in a dry streambed, together with young Craugastor biporcatus. The advertisement call of this species is unknown. The species is believed to be terrestrial (Barrio-Amorós et al., 2006).

Population

The species is only known from the type series, consisting of three specimens.

Population Trend

Unknown

Major Threats

No major threats are currently known for this species.

Conservation Actions

No conservation measures are currently known for this species.

Taxonomic Notes

Allobates caribe is distinguished from other similar species by a combination of morphological characters (Barrio-Amorós et al. 2006).

Citation

Ariadne Angulo 2008. Allobates caribe. In: IUCN 2014

 

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