Anomaloglossus wothuja
family: Dendrobatidae
subfamily: Aromobatinae
Species Description: Barrio-Amors CL, Fuentes O, Rivas G 2004 Two new speices of Colostethus (Anura: Dendrobatidae) from the Venezuelan Guayana. Salamandra 40:183-200

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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: Venezuela



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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known only from the type locality at 150-200m asl at the base of Cerro Sipapo, on the banks of Tobogán del Cuao, Amazonas State, Venezuela. The limits to its range remain unknown.

Habitat and Ecology

This diurnal species is known from medium to tall evergreen forest, where individuals were found on large rocks on the bank of a stream. Larvae were collected from the back of a male, and from a small pool beside a stream.


No information is currently available regarding its population status.

Population Trend


Major Threats

No information is currently available regarding threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

It is not currently known to occur in any protected areas.

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.


Simon Stuart 2006. Anomaloglossus wothuja. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T61767A12555662. .Downloaded on 16 February 2019


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