Spot-legged poison frog

The spot-legged poison frog (Ameerega picta;[2] formerly Epipedobates picta) is a species of dendrobatid frog found in Bolivia, Brazil, Peru, and Venezuela. Its habitat includes tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forests, especially freshwater swamp forests.[1]

Spot-legged poison frog
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Dendrobatidae
Genus: Ameerega
A. picta
Binomial name
Ameerega picta
(Tschudi, 1838)
  • Dendrobates pictus ssp. guayanensis Heatwole, Solano & Heatwole, 1965


  1. ^ a b La Marca, E.; Azevedo-Ramos, C.; Silvano, D.; Hoogmoed, M.; De la Riva, I.; Reichle, S.; Acosta-Galvis, A. (2008). "Ameerega picta". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2008: e.T55231A11276969. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T55231A11276969.en. Retrieved 14 November 2021.
  2. ^ Grant, T. et al., (2006). Phylogenetic systematics of dart-poison frogs and their relatives (Amphibia: Athesphatanura: Dendrobatidae) (PDF). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 299, 1–262