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Dendrobates leucomelas
Dendrobates leucomelas
Yellow-headed Poison Frog
Photographer: Arachnokulture
Collection: AmphibiaWeb

ID: 1111 1111 1111 1311 (2003-01-11)

Copyright © 2001 Arachnokulture

  • date of photo  2001
  • location   D. leucomelas is found in the Guianan Orinoco drainage of Venezuela north to the Río Orinoco, east into Guyana to the Essequibo River, south into extreme northern Brazil, and west into eastern Amazonian Colombia. (Venezuela)
  • family Dendrobatidae
  • order Anura
  • class Amphibia
  • notes   D. leucomelas prefers moist or wet, forested, lowland regions and temperatures often reaching 30° C or warmer. They are usually found between 50 and 800 meters above sea level in leaf litter, fallen trees, forest floors, stones and occasionally trees.
  • contributor's ID #  513
  • photo category: Animal - Amphibian

  • common names   Yellow-headed Poison Frog, Yellow-banded Dart-poison Frog, Bumblebee Poison Dart Frog (AW ) Yellow-headed Poison Frog, Yellow-banded Dart-poison Frog, Bumblebee Poison Dart Frog (photographer)
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