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Adelphobates quinquevittatus
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Information
Common Name Rio Madeira Poison Frog and Amazonian Poison Frog
Range Rio Madeira drainage in the southern Amazon Basin in Brazil and Bolivia.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Amphibia
Order Anura
Family Dendrobatidae
Genus Adelphobates
Species Adelphobates quinquevittatus
Conservation Status
LCSpecies
Least Concern

Adelphobates quinquevittatus, also known as the Rio Madeira poison frog or more ambiguously Amazonian poison frog, is a species of frog in the Dendrobatidae family. It is endemic to the Rio Madeira drainage in the southern Amazon Basin in Brazil and Bolivia. Most records of this species before 1990 refer to Ranitomeya ventrimaculata. Its natural habitats are tropical moist lowland forests, freshwater marshes, and intermittent freshwater marshes. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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