Ameerega

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Ameerega
Ameerega trivittata02.jpg
Ameerega trivittata
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Dendrobatidae
Subfamily: Colostethinae
Genus: Ameerega
Bauer, 1986
Diversity
33 species (see text)

Ameerega is a genus of poison dart frogs in the family Dendrobatidae.[1][2] They are found in central South America north to Panama.[1] It contains many former species of the genus Epipedobates.[3]

Species[edit]

There are 33 species:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Ameerega Bauer, 1986". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 12 March 2015. 
  2. ^ "Dendrobatidae". AmphibiaWeb: Information on amphibian biology and conservation. [web application]. Berkeley, California: AmphibiaWeb. 2015. Retrieved 12 March 2015. 
  3. ^ Grant, T., Frost, D. R., Caldwell, J. P., Gagliardo, R., Haddad, C. F. B., Kok, P. J. R., Means, D. B., Noonan, B. P., Schargel, W. E., and Wheeler, W. C. (2006). "Phylogenetic systematics of dart-poison frogs and their relatives (Amphibia: Athesphatanura: Dendrobatidae)" (PDF). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History. 299: 1–262. doi:10.1206/0003-0090(2006)299[1:PSODFA]2.0.CO;2. 
  4. ^ Vaz-Silva, W. & Maciel, N.M. (2011). "A new cryptic species of Ameerega (Anura: Dendrobatidae) from Brazilian Cerrado." Zootaxa 2826: 57-68.