Ameerega pulchripecta
family: Dendrobatidae
subfamily: Colostethinae

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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: Brazil


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known only from the Serra do Navio, Amapá State, in the Guiana region of northern Brazil, at 100-310m asl, although it presumably occurs more widely.

Habitat and Ecology

It lives in the leaf-litter on the tropical rainforest floor. It probably lays its eggs in the leaf-litter, while the larvae are carried to temporary pools for their development.


It is very common in the type locality.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The main threats to this species are international trade, and habitat destruction due to mining.

Conservation Actions

There are protected areas within its range.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.


Miguel Trefaut Rodrigues, Claudia Azevedo-Ramos 2004. Ameerega pulchripecta. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55233A11277500. .Downloaded on 16 January 2019


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