Silverstoneia erasmios
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 municipalities of Frontino and Urrao, in Antioquia Department, Colombia, from 1,500-2,000m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

The details of its habitat and ecology are unknown, and there is no information given in the original description, although the larvae are likely to develop in water.


The population status of this species 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)


Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing doubts as to its taxonomic validity as well as an absence of information on its extent of occurrence, population status and ecological requirements.

Taxonomic Notes

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


John Lynch, Fernando Castro 2004. Silverstoneia erasmios. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55076A11235816. .Downloaded on 19 January 2019


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