Allobates caribe
family: Dendrobatidae
subfamily: Aromobatinae
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)
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).


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

Population Trend


Major Threats

No major threats are currently known for this species.

Conservation Actions

No conservation measures are currently known for this species.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little known about its extent of occurrence, area of occupancy, status and ecological requirements.

Taxonomic Notes

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


Ariadne Angulo 2008. Allobates caribe. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T136097A4233419. .Downloaded on 23 February 2019


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