Silverstoneia flotator

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Silverstoneia flotator
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Silverstoneia flotator in Panama
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Dendrobatidae
Genus: Silverstoneia
Species: S. flotator
Binomial name
Silverstoneia flotator
(Dunn, 1931)

Phyllobates flotator Dunn, 1931
Colostethus flotator (Dunn, 1931)

Silverstoneia flotator, the rainforest rocket frog, is a terrestrial, diurnal frog found in humid lowlands of Costa Rica and Panama. It is generally very common and therefore considered to be of least concern by the IUCN. The taxonomy is in need of a review, as it may consist of a complex of several species.


  • Solís, F., et al. 2004. Silverstoneia flotator. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. Downloaded on 28 May 2013.

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