Oophaga speciosa

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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: Oophaga
Species: Oophaga speciosa


Oophaga speciosa (Schmidt, 1857)

Type locality: "Neu-Granada".

Syntypes: NHMW 16518 & 16513.


  • Dendrobates speciosus Schmidt, 1857
  • Hylaplesia speciosaGünther, 1859
  • Dendrobates speciosusSavage, 1968
  • Oophaga speciosaBauer, 1994


  • Schmidt, 1857, Sitzungsber. Akad. Wiss. Wien, Phys. Math. Naturwiss. Kl., 24: 12.
  • Bauer, 1994, Ripa, Netherlands, Fall: 4.
  • Frost, Darrel R. 2014. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. Electronic Database accessible at http://research.amnh.org/herpetology/amphibia/index.html. American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA. Oophaga speciosa . Accessed on 24 May 2008.
  • 2007 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species IUCN: Oophaga speciosa (Endangered) Downloaded on 24 May 2008. (as Dendrobates speciosus)

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Splendid Poison Frog