This species is known only from a single specimen, collected at around 7 m asl near Rockstone along the Essequibo River, upper Demerara-Berbice (formerly Mazaruni Potaro) District, Guyana. No-one has ever encountered this species after its description and the holotype remains to be the only known specimen (K. Jungfer pers. comm. October 2017).
Habitat and Ecology
The habitat around the type locality is flooded riparian tall evergreen forest, and this species is presumed to be a larval developer.
There is no information available on its population status and its population trend is unknown. It is likely to be a rare species (K. Jungfer pers. comm. October 2017).
There are no known threats to this species.
This species is not known to occur in any protected areas. It is listed on CITES Appendix II.
Further research is needed on this species' distribution, population status, ecology, and threats.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence, population status, ecological requirements and threats affecting the species.
IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2018. Dendrobates nubeculosus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018: e.T61769A120314617. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2018-1.RLTS.T61769A120314617.en .Downloaded on 18 January 2019