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Dendrobates leucomelas (Yellow-banded poison frog)

Wikipedia Abstract

The yellow-banded poison dart frog (Dendrobates leucomelas), also known as yellow-headed poison dart frog or bumblebee poison frog, is a poisonous frog from the Dendrobates genus of the Dendrobatidae family.
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 6.45
EDGE Score: 2.01


Female Maturity [2]  75 days
Male Maturity [2]  75 days
Diet [1]  Carnivore
Gestation [2]  12 days
Litter Size [2]  7
Litters / Year [3]  8
Maximum Longevity [2]  12 years
Snout to Vent Length [3]  1.5 inches (3.75 cm)


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Guianan Highlands moist forests Venezuela, Brazil, Guyana, Colombia Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Guianan moist forests Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, Brazil, Venezuela Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Guianan savanna Brazil, Guyana, Venezuela Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Japurá-Solimoes-Negro moist forests Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Llanos Colombia, Venezuela Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Negro-Branco moist forests Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Orinoco Delta swamp forests Venezuela, Guyana Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Pantepuis Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
El Caura Forest Reserve VI 12722815 Venezuela  
Formaciones de Tepuyes Natural Monument 1408056 Venezuela  
Imataca Forest Reserve VI 13252422 Venezuela  
Maracá Ecological Reserve Ia 257554 Roraima, Brazil  
Sur del Estado Bolívar Protective Zone 17945677 Bolívar, Venezuela      
Yanomami Indigenous Area 23882673 Brazil      

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Aalborg Zoo
Aqua Zoo Friesland
Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach
Artis Zoo
Biodome de Montreal
Birmingham Zoo
Blackpool Zoo
BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo
Bristol Zoo Gardens
Bronx Zoo/Wildlife Conservat'n Society
Budapest Zool.& Botanical Garden
Buffalo Zoological Gardens
Chattanooga Zoo at Warner Park
Chessington World of Adventures, Ltd.
Chiangmai Zoological Garden
Chicago Zoological Park
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
Clyde Peeling's Reptiland
Colchester Zoo
Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens
Dallas World Aquarium
Dallas Zoo
Denver Zoological Gardens
Detroit Zoological Society
Dickerson Park Zoo
Dierenpark de Oliemeulen (Zoo Tilburg)
Flamingo Land LTD
Florida Aquarium
Fort Worth Zoological Park
Fresno Chaffee Zoo
Gladys Porter Zoo
Jesperhus Blomsterpark
Johannesburg Zoological Gardens
John Ball Zoological Garden
Krakow Aquarium & Natural History Msm
Kyiv Zoological Park
Little Rock Zoological Gardens
Marwell Wildlife
Miami Metrozoo
Miejski Ogrod Zoologiczny w Lodz
Miejski Ogrod Zoologiczny Warsaw
Miejski Ogrod Zoologiczny, Plock
Milwaukee County Zoological Gardens
Montecasino Bird Gardens
Moscow Zoological Park
Museum de Besancon
Nashville Zoo at Grassmere
National Aquarium in Baltimore Inc
Natural Science Center of Greensboro
Neunkircher Zoologischer Garten GmbH
New England Aquarium
Newport Aquarium
Newquay Zoo (Cornwall Animal World)
North Carolina Zoological Park
North of England Zoological Society
Oceanario de Lisboa
Oglebay's Good Children's Zoo
Ogrod Zoologiczny w Opolu, Opole
Ogrod Zoologiczny w Poznaniu
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo
Ouwehand Zoo
Paignton Zoo Environmental Park
Palm Beach Zoo at Dreher Park
Parc de Lunaret
Parc Merveilleux
Parc Zoologic de Barcelona
Park i Ogrod Zoologiczny w Krakowie
Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium
Potter Park Zoological Gardens
Prospect Park Zoo
Randers Regnskov
Riga Zoo
Rolling Hills Wildlife Adventure
Rome Zoo-Fondazione Bioparco di Roma
Roosevelt Park Zoo
Sacramento Zoo
Saint Louis Zoological Park
Salzburg Zoo Hellbrunn
San Antonio Zoological Gardens & Aquar
Schoenbrunner Tiergarten GmbH
Shaldon Wildlife Trust
St. Paul's Como Zoo
Steinhart Aquarium (CA Acad of Science
Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo
Tennessee Aquarium
Terrarium Vissenbjerg
The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens
The Living Rainforest
The Tisch Family Zoological Gardens
Thuringer Zoopark Erfurt
Toledo Zoological Gardens
Topeka Zoological Park
Toronto Zoo
Tree Walkers International
Trevor Zoo at Millbrook School
Tropical Butterfly House
Tulsa Zoo & Living Museum
Universeum Science Center
Usti nad Labem Zoo
Washington Park Zoological Gardens
West Midland Safari & Leisure Park Ltd
Woodland Park Zoological Gardens
Wroclaw Zoo, LLC
Zoo Dvur Kralove, a.s.
Zoo Landau in der Pfalz
Zoo New England, Franklin Park Zoo
Zoo of Antwerp
Zoo Parc de Beauval
Zoological Society of London
Zoologicka Zahrada Jihlava
Zoologicka zahrada Olomouc
Zoologischer Garten Augsburg GmbH
Zoologischer Garten Frankfurt
Zoologischer Garten Halle GmbH

Range Map



Attributes / relations provided by
1Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at
2de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774
3Oliveira, Brunno Freire; São-Pedro, Vinícius Avelar; Santos-Barrera, Georgina; Penone, Caterina; C. Costa, Gabriel. (2017) AmphiBIO, a global database for amphibian ecological traits. Sci. Data.
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Protected Areas provided by Le Saout, S., Hoffmann, M., Shi, Y., Hughes, A., Bernard, C., Brooks, T.M., Bertzky, B., Butchart, S.H.M., Stuart, S.N., Badman, T. & Rodrigues, A.S.L. (2013) Protected areas and effective biodiversity conservation. Science, 342, 803–805
Biological Inventories of the World's Protected Areas in cooperation between the Information Center for the Environment at the University of California, Davis and numerous collaborators.
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