Allobates trilineatus 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Aromobatidae

Scientific Name: Allobates trilineatus (Boulenger, 1883)
Common Name(s):
English Three-striped Rocket Frog
Colostethus trilineatus (Boulenger, 1883)
Taxonomic Source(s): Frost, D.R. 2016. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0 (31 October 2016). New York, USA Available at:

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Javier Icochea, Luis A. Coloma, Santiago Ron, Steffen Reichle, Fernando Castro, Jose Vicente Rueda, Ariadne Angulo, Diego Cisneros-Heredia
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, tolerance of a degree of habitat modification, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species occurs in low elevation forest on the east side of the Cordillera Oriental of Perú. (Departamentos: Amazonas, Huánuco, Loreto, Madre de Dios, Puno), northern Bolivia, Amazonian Ecuador (Limoncocha and Tiputini), and two sites in southern Colombia (within Amazonas and Putumayo Departaments). It might possibly occur in Brazil. Its altitudinal range is from 100-250m asl.
Countries occurrence:
Bolivia, Plurinational States of; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru
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Population [top]

Population:It is a common species.
Current Population Trend:Stable
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Its habitat is an amazon lowland tropical moist forest. Not closely associated with bodies of water (Grant and Rodríguez, 2001). Adults are diurnal and live in leaf-litter. Eggs are laid on the forest floor; the male carries the tadpoles to streams. Has been recorded from selectively logged forest.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No major threats to the species. There is some localized habitat loss to different human activities such as agriculture (crops, livestock etc.). The Ecuadorian populations have been subjected to severe habitat disturbance.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: In Peru it is present in the protected areas of Parque Nacional Manu, Bahuaja-Sonene National Park, Tambopata Reserve, Pacaya Samiria Reserve. In Ecuador, its geographic range overlaps with Reserva Biológica Limoncocha and possibly Yasuni National Park. It is present in protected areas in Colombia and is found in many Bolivian protected areas.

Citation: Javier Icochea, Luis A. Coloma, Santiago Ron, Steffen Reichle, Fernando Castro, Jose Vicente Rueda, Ariadne Angulo, Diego Cisneros-Heredia. 2004. Allobates trilineatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55160A11249085. . Downloaded on 22 June 2018.
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