Ranitomeya flavovittata


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Ranitomeya flavovittata
Species Authority: (Schulte, 1999)
Dendrobates flavovittatus Schulte, 1999
Ranitomeya flavovittatus Schulte, 1999
Taxonomic Notes: There is significant taxonomic confusion surrounding this species, and it is not clear that it represents a valid taxon. It is known only from the unclear type locality (Jungfer pers comm.).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor/s: Javier Icochea, Ariadne Angulo, Karl-Heinz Jungfer
Reviewer/s: Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing doubts as to its taxonomic validity, extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species' range is not known. It is possible that it was collected from a small region in the Ucayali drainage in Loreto Department, Peru, but this is not certain and no map can be produced for this species.
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Population [top]

Population: There is nothing known about the population status of this species.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It is presumed to occur in lowland tropical moist forest. It probably breeds by larval development, but it is not known where the adults deposit the larvae.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The threats to this species are not known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species possibly occurs in the Reserva Comunal Tamshiyacu-Tahuayo, but this requires further investigation. It is also not clear that it represents a valid taxon, so further taxonomic research is required to resolve this confusion.
Citation: Javier Icochea, Ariadne Angulo, Karl-Heinz Jungfer 2004. Ranitomeya flavovittata. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <>. Downloaded on 19 April 2014.
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