Allobates picachos 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Aromobatidae

Scientific Name: Allobates picachos (Ardila-Robayo, Acosta-Galvis & Coloma, 2000)
Allobates picacho (Ardila-Robayo, Acosta-Galvis & Coloma, 2000) [orth. error]
Colostethus picachos Ardila-Robayo, Acosta-Galvis & Coloma, 2000
Taxonomic Source(s): Frost, D.R. 2016. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0 (31 March 2016). New York, USA. Available at:

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): María Cristina Ardila-Robayo, Jose Vicente Rueda
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is known only from Parque Nacional Natural Cordillera Los Picachos, in the eastern Andean Cordillera, Caquetá Department, Colombia, at 1,600m asl.
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Population [top]

Population:It was abundant until 1998, and one visit in 2000 recorded several individuals. There have been no more survey visits to the site since then.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
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Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species lives on the forest floors of premontane humid forest. Its reproductive mode is not known, but the larvae presumably develop in streams.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no known threats to this species, which occurs in a guerrilla stronghold where there is little anthropogenic habitat disturbance.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Parque Nacional Natural Cordillera Los Picachos is the only protected area from which this species is currently known.

Citation: María Cristina Ardila-Robayo, Jose Vicente Rueda. 2004. Allobates picachos. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55131A11258575. . Downloaded on 26 April 2018.
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