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Andinobates tolimensis
1931
Information
Common Name Tolima Poison Frog
Range Falán, north of the department of Tolima, Colombia.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Amphibia
Order Anura
Family Dendrobatidae
Genus Andinobates
Species Andinobates tolimensis
Conservation Status
VUSpecies
Vulnerable

The Tolimense poison frog (Andinobates tolimensis), is a species of frog in the Dendrobatidae family. It is endemic to near Falán, north of the department of Tolima, Colombia. Previously it was included in genus Ranitomeya, but was reclassified in Andinobates.

There skin is golden or copper color with yellow spots on the top of the front legs and sometimes from the union of these to the lower lip; a black or brown stain is on the yellow.

It was discovered in 2006 by biologist Oscar Gallego 5 and identified as different species by herpetologist Juan Manuel Rengifo. The description was made ​​by a team led by experts from the University of Tolima and was published in 2007.

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