Mannophryne

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Mannophryne
Mannophryne trinitatis.jpg
Mannophryne trinitatis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Aromobatidae
Subfamily: Aromobatinae
Genus: Mannophryne
La Marca, 1992
Type species
Colostethus yustizi
La Marca, 1989
Diversity
19 species (see text)

Mannophryne is a genus of frogs native to Venezuela and Trinidad and Tobago. They are sometimes known as the fingered poison frogs. This genus was created in 1992 and corresponds to the former Colostethus trinitatis species group.[1] All species have a dark throat collar.[2]

Species[edit]

Mannophryne contains 19 species,[1][3] many of which used to be classified in the Colostethus genus:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Mannophryne La Marca, 1992". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 17 August 2014. 
  2. ^ Vitt, Laurie J.; Caldwell, Janalee P. (2014). Herpetology: An Introductory Biology of Amphibians and Reptiles (4th ed.). Academic Press. p. 487. 
  3. ^ "Dendrobatidae". AmphibiaWeb: Information on amphibian biology and conservation. [web application]. Berkeley, California: AmphibiaWeb. 2015. Retrieved 16 April 2015.