Allobates nidicola
family: Dendrobatidae
subfamily: Aromobatinae

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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: Brazil



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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is currently known only from the type locality of 40km south of Manaus, at an altitude of 50m asl in Amazonas State, Brazil, in the municipality of Castanho, at 12km along the road to Autazes. It is expected to occur more widely.

Habitat and Ecology

It is found in tropical forest near igapĆ³ (i.e. flooded) forest. It is a largely terrestrial species found in leaf-litter or other ground cover. It breeds by direct development: nests are found in leaf-litter on the forest floor and the endotrophic larvae are not transported to aquatic sites but develop fully within the nests. This species has a clutch size of two to six eggs.


The population status of this species is not known.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The threats to this species are not known.

Conservation Actions

It is not known if it occurs 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 known about its extent of occurrence, area of occupancy, status and ecological requirements.


Taran Grant 2004. Allobates nidicola. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55120A11254726. .Downloaded on 21 February 2019


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