Aposematic poison frogs (Dendrobatidae) of the Andean countries: Colombia, Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela.

Aposematic poison frogs (Dendrobatidae) of the Andean countries: Colombia, Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela. Ted R. Kahn.
Aposematic poison frogs (Dendrobatidae) of the Andean countries: Colombia, Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela.

Washington DC: Conservation International, 2016. Octavo, paperback, colour photographs and illustrations, maps.

Describes species occurring in Andean countries in full colour. Students and professionals from over eight countries and dozens of institutions and universities have collaborated to detail the life history of each Andean country's poison frogs from high elevation cloud forests, down into the tropical rainforest lowlands. Each species account begins with a genus page. Commonly used names, scientific names, the specific epithets and the vernacular names are included, meanings of which are explained for each poison frog species. Comprehensive in scope details are given regarding taxonomy, appearance during each phase of the life cycle, similar or confusing species, alkaloids known from that species, behaviors, calls and vocalizations, reproduction and diet. Distribution details are also provided along with current threats and IUCN Red List status.

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