Santa Marta poison arrow frog (Colostethus ruthveni)

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Santa Marta poison arrow frog description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAmphibia
OrderAnura
FamilyDendrobatidae
GenusColostethus (1)

ARKive is working with IUCN - International Union for Conservation of Nature, to source images of the world's threatened amphibian species. Together with Conservation International and NatureServe, IUCN has led a comprehensive assessment of the conservation status for the world's known species of frogs, toads, salamanders, newts and caecilians. To date, the project has involved the input of more than 600 herpetologists from around the world.

IUCN Red List category, and details of range, ecology, threats and conservation information for every known amphibian species, can be found on the IUCN Red List website.

View information on this species at the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.

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Santa Marta poison arrow frog status

Classified as Endangered (EN B1ab(iii)) on the IUCN Red List 2004 (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Endangered

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View information on this species at the UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre.
For more information on the assessment of the conservation status of the world's amphibians, please see the amphibian portal on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species at www.iucnredlist.org/amphibians
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References

  1. IUCN Red List (April, 2006)
    http://www.redlist.org
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Santa Marta poison arrow frog  
Santa Marta poison arrow frog

© Fundación ProAves / www.proaves.org

Alonso Quevedo
Projects Coordinator
Threatened Parrots of Colombia
Central Andes
Blue-billed Curassow
Colombia
Tel: +57 (1) 2455134
aquevedo@proaves.org
http://www.proaves.org

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