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Splendid Poison Frog
Splendid Poison Frog
Common Name Splendid Poison-arrow Frog
Range eastern end of Cordillera de Talamanca, western Panama.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Amphibia
Order Anura
Family Dendrobatidae
Genus Oophaga
Species Oophaga speciosa
Conservation Status

The Splendid Poison Frog or Splendid Poison-arrow Frog (Oophaga speciosa), is a species of frog in the Dendrobatidae family. It is endemic to the eastern end of Cordillera de Talamanca, western Panama. Its natural habitats are humid lowland and montane forests.

Conservation Status[]

The species was formerly common, but its present population status is not confidential. It is currently classified as "Extinct" due to it being not seen for a large amount of time. It has not been seen in captivity yet but it has been confirmed that it is at least, extinct in the wild