Colostethus ruthveni

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Colostethus ruthveni
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Dendrobatidae
Genus: Colostethus
Species: C. ruthveni
Binomial name
Colostethus ruthveni
Kaplan, 1997

Colostethus ruthveni is a species of frog in the Dendrobatidae family. It is endemic to the Magdalena Department in northern Colombia.[2] It is known from the lower slopes of the north-western portion of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta. Its natural habitats are tropical dry forests and cloud forests where it occurs near streams. It is threatened by habitat loss.[1]


  1. ^ a b Lynch, J.; Ramírez Pinilla, M.P.; Osorno-Muñoz, M.; Rueda, J.V.; Amézquita, A. & Ardila-Robayo, M.C. (2004). "Colostethus ruthveni". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 12 August 2014. 
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Colostethus ruthveni Kaplan, 1997". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 12 August 2014.