Allobates undulatus 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Aromobatidae

Scientific Name: Allobates undulatus (Myers & Donnelly, 2001)
Colostethus undulatus Myers & Donnelly, 2001
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:
Taxonomic Notes: This species has an unusual undulating dorsal pattern. This feature, along with the absence of a pale inguinal line and its nearly webless feet, differentiates the species from similarly patterned Allobates found elsewere, or from geographically adjacent members of the genus.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Enrique La Marca, Celsa Señaris
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 discovered, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is so far known only from the type locality, a forest stream on Cerro Yutajé (5° 46'N; 60° 08'W), in Amazonas State, Venezuela, at an altitude of 1,750m asl.
Countries occurrence:
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
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Population [top]

Population:It is common within its restricted range.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It is a diurnal, terrestrial species found in mossy gallery forests. There is no information about its breeding habits, although the larvae presumably develop in streams.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The threats to this species are unknown.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The type locality is within Monumento Natural Los Tepuyes.

Citation: Enrique La Marca, Celsa Señaris. 2004. Allobates undulatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55161A11249637. . Downloaded on 24 June 2018.
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