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Andinobates opisthomelas

Andinobates opisthomelas

Account contributor: Juan Salvador Mendoza Roldan, Museo de Historia Natural ANDES, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia Distribution Endemic to Colombia, distributed along Andean forests in the Northern Cordillera Central and Occidental at altitudes ranging from 720-2640 m. This species has been recorded from the departments of Antioquia, Caldas, Cordoba,… Continua a leggere
Excidobates condor

Excidobates condor

Excidobates condor Almendariz et al. 2012 Distibution Excidobates condor is the second species of Excidobatesregistered in Ecuador. This dendrobatid species inhabits the eastern slopes of the Cordillera del Condor, from 1770–1900 meters elevation. It is known from three localities: Loma Paquisha Alto, Rio Blanco (canton Paquisha), and Tigres Alto (canton… Continua a leggere
Ranitomeya reticulata Iquitos

Ranitomeya reticulata Iquitos

RANITOMEYA RETICULATA IQUITOS In latino il termine “reticulata” è riferito al particolare disegno del fondo a rete blu e nero che ricopre queste rane compresi gli arti. Necessitano di un ampio strato di foglie sul fondo del terrario anche se non disdegnano di arrampicarsi in verticale. Le condizioni abitative sono… Continua a leggere
Phenotypic and Genetic Divergence among Poison Frog Populations in a Mimetic Radiation.

Phenotypic and Genetic Divergence among Poison Frog Populations in a Mimetic Radiation.

Phenotypic and Genetic Divergence among Poison Frog Populations in a Mimetic Radiation. Evan Twomey, Justin Yeager, Jason Lee Brown, Victor Morales, Molly Cummings, Kyle Summers Abstract The evolution of Müllerian mimicry is, paradoxically, associated with high levels of diversity in color and pattern. In a mimetic radiation, different populations of… Continua a leggere
AMEEREGA SHIHUEMOY

AMEEREGA SHIHUEMOY

AMEEREGA SHIHUEMOY A new species of poison-dart frog (Anura: Dendrobatidae) from Manu province, Amazon region of southeastern Peru, with notes on its natural history, bioacoustics, phylogenetics, and recommended conservation status. Abstract. We describe and name a new species of poison-dart frog from the Amazonian slopes of the Andes in Manu… Continua a leggere