Allobates crombiei
family: Dendrobatidae
subfamily: Aromobatinae
Species Description: Morales, V.R. 2000. Sistematica y Biogeografia del Grupotrilineatus (Amphibia, Anura, Dendrobatidae,Colostethus), con Descripcion de Once Nuevas Especies.Publicaciones de la Asociacion Amigos de Donana: 1-59.
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: Brazil



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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known from the region of Alta Mira do Xingu, in Para State, Brazil, at 10m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It occurs in lowland primary and secondary rainforest. The eggs are laid on land and when hatched the parents carry the larvae on their backs to water where they develop further. It is adaptable to some habitat modification.


The population status of this species is not known.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Clear-cutting of the forest, and forest fires are major threats to this species' habitat.

Conservation Actions

Research is needed to determine the taxonomic status of this species.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing doubts as to its taxonomic validity, extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Taxonomic Notes

The assessors at the Amazon GAA workshop in Brazil raised questions as to the taxonomic validity of this species, but Morales (pers. comm.) is convinced that it is a valid species.


Miguel Trefaut Rodrigues, Ulisses Caramaschi 2004. Allobates crombiei. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55069A11247763. .Downloaded on 23 February 2019


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