Ranitomeya vanzolinii, Myers, 1982

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: 61

publication ID

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

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5244625

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/1D338788-957C-1567-C8FC-9E7C3CC8FAE0

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Ranitomeya vanzolinii
status

 

Ranitomeya vanzolinii   species group

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Tables 1, 4 – 6

A monophyletic assemblage of six species: Ranitomeya vanzolinii Myers 1982   ; R. sirensis Aichinger 1991   with its junior synonyms R. biolat Morales 1992   and R. lamasi Morales 1992   ; R. imitator Schulte 1986   with its junior synonyms R. imitator intermedius Schulte 1999   and R. imitator yurimaguensis Schulte 1999   ; R. flavovittata Schulte 1999   ; R. yavaricola Perez-Peña, Chavez, Twomey & Brown 2010   and R. cyanovittata Perez-Peña, Chavez, Twomey & Brown 2010   .

Definition and diagnosis. Medium to large adult SVL (17 – 21 mm); black dorsum; highly variable morphology; LTRF 2(2)/3(1), oral disc emarginated; large intestine unpigmented; larvae whitish to gray; eggs cream; territoriality present in males; promiscuous (known in R. sirensis   ) or monogamous mating system (known in R. vanzolinii   and R. imitator   ), male parental care (observed in R. sirensis   ) or biparental (observed in R. vanzolinii   and R. imitator   ); females produce between 2 – 4 eggs per mating. The advertisement call of species in this group consists of a loud trill, highly tonal, with notes 0.4 – 1.1 sec in length, repeated at 2 – 14 notes per minute ( Fig. 28 View FIGURE 28 ).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Amphibia

Order

Anura

Family

Dendrobatidae

Genus

Ranitomeya