Ameerega simulans

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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 simulans


Ameerega simulans (Myers, Rodríguez & Icochea, 1998)

Type locality: "on ridge along Río Távara (trib. Río Tambopata) just below confluence of Río Candamo and Río Huacamayo, about 450 m elev. (13° 31´ S, 69° 41´ W), Depto. Puno, Peru. The type locality is in the Zona Reservada Tambopata-Candamo".

Holotype: MHNSM 16996.



  • Myers, Rodriguez, and Icochea, 1998, Am. Mus. Novit., 3238: 2.
  • 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 simulans . Accessed on 23 May 2008.
  • 2007 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species IUCN: Ameerega simulans  (Least Concern) Downloaded on 23 May 2008. (as Epipedobates simulans)

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Tambopata Poison Frog