Ameerega petersi

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Ameerega petersi


Taxonavigation: Anura 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Amphibia
Subclassis: Lissamphibia
Ordo: Anura

Familia: Dendrobatidae
Subfamilia: Colostethinae
Genus: Ameerega
Species: Ameerega petersi


Ameerega petersi (Silverstone, 1976)

Type locality: "Santa Isabel (a village on the Río Nevati, a tributary of the Río Pichis, Pachitea drainage, 35 km SE Puerto Bermúdez, 80 km ENE Oxapampa...slightly upriver from the village...), Departamento de Pasco, Perú, 458 m".

Holotype: USNM 166763.



  • Silverstone, 1976, Sci. Bull. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 27: 37.
  • Frost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 297: 130.
  • Frost, Darrel R. 2018. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. Electronic Database accessible at American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA. Ameerega petersi . Accessed on 23 May 2008.
  • 2007 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species IUCN: Ameerega petersi  (Least Concern) Downloaded on 23 May 2008. (as Epipedobates petersi)

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Peru Poison Frog