Allobates sumtuosus
family: Dendrobatidae
subfamily: Aromobatinae
Species Description: Morales, V.R. 2000. Sistematica y Biogeografia del Grupotrilineatus (Amphibia, Anura, Dendrobatidae, Colostethus), con Descripcion de Once Nuevas Especies.Publicaciones de la Asociacion Amigos de Donana: 1-59.

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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, Peru, Suriname



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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species occurs to the north of the left bank of the Amazon River and the Rio Trombetas drainage, in ParĂ¡ State, Brazil, and in the drainages of the Amazon and Maranon Rivers in Loreto, Peru.

Habitat and Ecology

There is no information on its habitat and ecology, although the larvae presumably develop in water.


There is no information on the population status of this species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There is no information on threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

This species occurs in at least two protected areas in Peru.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainty as to its taxonomic status.

Taxonomic Notes

Assessors at the Amazon GAA workshop in Brazil raised questions as to the taxonomic validity of this species, but Morales (pers. comm.) is convinced that it is a valid species.


Antonio Salas 2004. Allobates sumtuosus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55153A11261780. .Downloaded on 20 February 2019


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