Anomaloglossus tamacuarensis
family: Dendrobatidae
subfamily: Aromobatinae
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, Venezuela



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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known only from the type locality, a small valley at the north base of Pico Tamacuari, from 1,160-1,200m asl, in the Sierra Tapirapecó, Amazonas State, Venezuela (at 1° 13'N; 64° 42'W).

Habitat and Ecology

It is a diurnal frog found in rocky forest streams, where the larvae presumably develop. Its calls have been heard coming from beneath large boulders.


The population status of this species is not known.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Flash flooding is a potential threat to this species, and has been known to occur at the type locality.

Conservation Actions

The area where this frog is found is protected within Parque Nacional Parima-Tapirapecó.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


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

Taxonomic Notes

This species is similar to Anomaloglossus shrevei, differing in the shape of the median lingual process, and in the shape of the inner tarsal fold.


Enrique La Marca, Celsa Señaris 2004. Anomaloglossus tamacuarensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55156A11262241. .Downloaded on 16 February 2019


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