Ranitomeya defleri, Twomey & Brown, 2009

Brown, Jason L., Twomey, Evan, Amézquita, Adolfo, Souza, Moisés Barbosa De, Caldwell, Jana- Lee P., Lötters, Stefan, May, Rudolf Von, Melo-Sampaio, Paulo Roberto, Mejía-Vargas, Daniel, Perez-Peña, Pedro, Pepper, Mark, Poelman, Erik H., Sanchez-Rodriguez, Manuel & Summers, Kyle, 2011, A taxonomic revision of the Neotropical poison frog genus Ranitomeya (Amphibia: Dendrobatidae) 3083, Zootaxa 3083 (1), pp. 1-120: 40

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.11646/zootaxa.3083.1.1

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5244619

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/1D338788-9567-157C-C8FC-9B103C33F877

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Ranitomeya defleri
status

 

Ranitomeya defleri   species group

Figs. 3 View FIGURE 3 , 4 View FIGURE 4 , 9 View FIGURE 9 , 10–14 View FIGURE 10 View FIGURE 11 View FIGURE 12 View FIGURE 13 View FIGURE 14 , Tables 4–7

A monophyletic assemblage of two divergent species: Ranitomeya defleri Twomey & Brown 2009   and R. toraro   sp. nov. (this paper).

Definition and diagnosis. Adult SVL 13 – 18 mm; black dorsum; largely complete yellow dorsolateral and middorsal stripes present; cream spots near body on upper surfaces of legs and forearms; limbs and venter black with pale to bright blue reticulation forming round black spots on limbs and irregular spots on venter; large intestine entirely pigmented; LTRF either 2(2)/2(1) ( R. toraro   sp. nov.) or 2(2)/3(1) ( R. defleri   ), oral disc emarginated ( Table 2); larvae gray; eggs dark (Table 6). Vocalizations known only in R. defleri   and consist of a series of short, insect-like buzzes, notes 0.41 – 0.62 sec in length, repeated at approximately 27 notes per minute (Table 5).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Amphibia

Order

Anura

Family

Dendrobatidae

Genus

Ranitomeya