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Phyllobates vittatus (Golfodulcean Poison Frog)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Golfodulcean poison frog (Phyllobates vittatus) is a species of frog in the Dendrobatidae family endemic to Costa Rica. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical, moist, lowland forests and rivers. It is threatened by habitat loss.
View Wikipedia Record: Phyllobates vittatus

Endangered Species

Status: Endangered
View IUCN Record: Phyllobates vittatus

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 7.1
EDGE Score: 4.17


Diet [1]  Carnivore (Invertebrates)
Female Maturity [2]  10 months 4 days
Male Maturity [2]  10 months 4 days
Gestation [2]  15 days
Litter Size [2]  14
Litters / Year [1]  6
Snout to Vent Length [1]  1.22 inches (3.1 cm)


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Isthmian-Pacific moist forests Costa Rica, Panama Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Corcovado National Park 115845 Costa Rica  
Golfo Dulce Forest Reserve 148204 Puntarenas, Costa Rica  
Manglar Térraba-Sierpe Wetland 66847 Puntarenas, Costa Rica  

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Mesoamerica Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama Yes

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Range Map


External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Oliveira, 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.
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
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Protected Areas provided by 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.
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
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
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