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Dendrobates leucomelas
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Suborder: Neobatrachia
Family: Dendrobatidae
Genus: Dendrobates

Dendrobates is a genus of poison dart frogs which are protected by warning colouration. They are highly poisonous.

The yellow-banded poison dart frog, Dendrobates leucomelas, is one of the most common species, found in the northern part of South America in Venezuela, Guyana and Brazil.

Common name Binomial name and authority[1]
Green and black poison dart frog Dendrobates auratus (Girard, 1855)
Yellow-banded poison dart frog Dendrobates leucomelas Steindachner, 1864
Rockstone poison dart frog Dendrobates nubeculosus Jungfer and Böhme, 2004
Dyeing poison dart frog Dendrobates tinctorius (Cuvier, 1797)
Yellow-striped poison dart frog Dendrobates truncatus (Cope, 1861)
Dendrobates auratus

References[change | change source]

  1. Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Dendrobates Wagler, 1830". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 13 September 2014.