"Colostethus" poecilonotus

"Colostethus" poecilonotus is a species of frog that is endemic to Peru. It is only known from the holotype collected in the Amazonas Region. Its generic placement is uncertain, with the temporary genus designation as "Colostethus" within the family Dendrobatidae.[2]

"Colostethus" poecilonotus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Superfamily: Dendrobatoidea
Family: Dendrobatidae
"C." poecilonotus
Binomial name
"Colostethus" poecilonotus
Rivero, 1991

Its natural habitat is moist lowland tropical forest. It is threatened by habitat loss as the type locality is already altered by agricultural activities (e.g., coffee plantations) and urbanization.[1]


  1. ^ a b IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group (2018). "Colostethus poecilonotus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2018: e.T55133A89200108. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2018-1.RLTS.T55133A89200108.en. Retrieved 6 September 2021.
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2015). ""Colostethus" poecilonotus Rivero, 1991". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 14 April 2015.