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.
No major threats are currently known for this species.
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.
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. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T136097A4233419.en