Allobates alessandroi
family: Dendrobatidae
subfamily: Aromobatinae

© 2015 Alessandro Catenazzi (1 of 2)
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: Peru


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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.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


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


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