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Ameerega yoshina

Ameerega yoshina

Ameerega yoshina Brown and Twomey, 2009 Ameerega yoshina from the Serrania de Contamana, Loreto, Peru. Photo by Jason Brown. Distribution Known from two localities in Peru: Serrania de Contamana, Loreto (310 m) and Callanayacu, south bank of Rio Huallaga, San Martin (261 m). These localities are separated by the Ucayali… Continua a leggere
Ameerega ignipedis

Ameerega ignipedis

Ameerega ignipedis Brown and Twomey, 2009 Ameerega ignipedis from type locality, Serrania de Contamana, Peru. Photo by Jason Brown. Distribution Known only from two localities (less than 3 km apart) in the Serrania de Contamana, Loreto, Peru, at approx. 240 m elevation. These localities lie at the base of a… Continua a leggere
Ameerega flavopicta

Ameerega flavopicta

Ameerega flavopicta Lutz, 1925 Ameerega flavopicta from Cocalzinho de Goiás, Goiás, Brazil. Photo by Jussano Ferraz dos Santos. contributed by Jussano Ferraz dos Santos Distribution Brazil, from the Southeast (Minas Gerais), crossing central Brazil (Goiás), up to the North and Northeast (Tocantins, Pará and Maranhão). Inhabits elevations from 400-1500 m… Continua a leggere
Ranitomeya defleri

Ranitomeya defleri

Ranitomeya defleri Twomey and Brown, 2009 Ranitomeya defleri from Rio Apaporis, Colombia. Photo by Jason Brown. Distribution This species is known from two localities in southeastern Colombia in the lower Apaporis and Caqueta drainages. Both localities are at very low elevations, but appear to be above the level of the… Continua a leggere
Ranitomeya yavaricola

Ranitomeya yavaricola

Ranitomeya yavaricola  Perez-Peña et al., 2010 Ranitomeya yavaricola Lato Preto, Rio Yavari, Peru. Photo by Pedro Perez-Peña. account by Pedro Perez-Peña, FUNDAMAZONIA Distribution This species is only known from the type locality, the conservation concession of Lago Preto Paredón which is located in the central drainage of Rio Yavari close… Continua a leggere
Ranitomeya cyanovittata

Ranitomeya cyanovittata

Ranitomeya cyanovittata from Sierra del Divisor, Peru. Photo by Diego Vasquez. Ranitomeya cyanovittata Perez-Peña et al., 2010 Ranitomeya cyanovittata from Sierra del Divisor, Peru. Photo by Diego Vasquez. Distribution This species is known from two localities less than 1 km apart in the eastern Sierra del Divisor, Loreto, Peru. These… Continua a leggere
Cambiamenti tassonomici all’interno del genere Ranitomeya – A summary of the taxonomic changes within Ranitomeya

Cambiamenti tassonomici all’interno del genere Ranitomeya – A summary of the taxonomic changes within Ranitomeya

October 2011 saw the publication of a monograph in Zootaxa entitled “A taxonomic revision of the Neotropical frog genus Ranitomeya (Amphibia: Dendrobatidae). This paper is the culmination of our (Jason Brown & Evan Twomey) field work done in Peru starting in 2004 and we feel that it is a substantial… Continua a leggere