Colostethus yaguara
family: Dendrobatidae
subfamily: Colostethinae
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: Colombia


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known only from the vicinity of the type locality in the municipality of Ituango in Antioquia Department, Colombia, at 1,575m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It occurs in leaf-litter near streams in cloud forests. Nothing is known about its breeding habits, but the larvae presumably develop in streams.


There is no information on the population status of this species, which has not been collected since the original type series.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The major threats to this species are unknown.

Conservation Actions

A replacement for the badly damaged holotype is required to enable much needed research into the taxonomic status of this species.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)

Taxonomic Notes

This species is possibly conspecific with Colostethus fraterdanieli (Grant pers. comm.).


Taran Grant, John Lynch 2004. Colostethus yaguara. In: IUCN 2014


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