Adelphobates castaneoticus

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Taxonavigation: Anura 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Amphibia
Subclassis: Lissamphibia
Ordo: Anura

Familia: Dendrobatidae
Subfamilia: Dendrobatinae
Genus: Adelphobates
Species: Adelphobates castaneoticus


Adelphobates castaneoticus (Caldwell & Myers, 1990)

Type locality: "primary lowland forest near Cachoeira Juruá, Rio Zingu, State of Pará, Brazil....appoximately 03°22´S, 51°51´W ... within a loop of the Rio Xingu, about 220 km S of its junction with the Rio Amazonas".

Holotype: MZUSP 64775.



  • Caldwell and Myers, 1990, Am. Mus. Novit., 2988: 1.
  • Grant, Frost, Caldwell, Gagliardo, Haddad, Kok, Means, Noonan, Schargel, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 299: 172.
  • Frost, Darrel R. 2014. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. Electronic Database accessible at American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA. Adelphobates castaneoticus . Accessed on 24 May 2008.
  • 2007 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species IUCN: Adelphobates castaneoticus (Least Concern) Downloaded on 24 May 2008. (as Dendrobates castaneoticus)

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Brazil-nut Poison Frog