Allobates alessandroi
family: Dendrobatidae

© 2010 Division of Herpetology, University of Kansas (1 of 2)

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Peru

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
See IUCN account.
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None


From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is currently known only from two localities: San Pedro, Cosnipata (Cuzco Department), and San Gaban (Puno Department) in south-eastern Peru. Its altitudinal range is 820-1,480m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

This is a diurnal, riparian species of primary cloud and montane forest, which presumably lays terrestrial eggs, with the larvae then being transported to streams for development.


It is uncommon.

Population Trend


Major Threats

In San Gaban it is mainly affected by agricultural activities (mosty smallholder cultivation of coffee).

Conservation Actions

A locality recorded for Cuzco is within Parque Nacional Manu.


Javier Icochea, Taran Grant, Wilfredo Arizabal 2004. Allobates alessandroi. In: IUCN 2014


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