Ameerega maculata
Confusing Poison Frog
family: Dendrobatidae
subfamily: Colostethinae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
CITES Appendix II
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Panama


View distribution map using BerkeleyMapper.


From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

The type locality of this species is recorded as "Chiriquí", which at the time of description included the Atlantic versant and the Pacific versant of western Panama. Given the unspecified nature of the single locality a map cannot be produced for this species.

Habitat and Ecology

This species is largely unknown but it could have been collected from a forest habitat. The larvae presumably develop in water.


The population status of this species is unknown, and the level of deforestation within the region of collection might have led to its extinction.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The main threats are principally presumed to include habitat loss given the extensive deforestation of the Chiriquí region.

Conservation Actions


Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2015. Ameerega maculata. In: IUCN 2014


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