Hyloxalus excisus
family: Dendrobatidae
subfamily: Hyloxalinae
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 type locality, Quebrada La Ayura, in the upper part of the municipality of Envigado, in Antioquia Department, Colombia, from 2,200m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

Nothing is known about its habitat and ecology, and there is no information given in the original description, although the larvae are likely to develop in water.


Its population status is unknown.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The major threats to this species are unknown.

Conservation Actions

Taxonomic research is needed to determine the validity of this species.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)

Taxonomic Notes

This form is probably a synonym of another species (Lynch pers. comm.).


Fernando Castro, John Lynch 2004. Hyloxalus excisus. In: IUCN 2014


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