Nephelobates


Nephelobates
Nephelobates
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Dendrobatidae
Genus: Nephelobates
La Marca, 1994
Species

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Nephelobates is a genus of poison dart frogs native to South America. This genus is relatively new (1994), created from the former Colostethus alboguttatus group.

A recent review proposed that Nephelobates is paraphyletic and should be invalidated, meaning that the included species belong in different taxonomic groups.

Taxonomy

Nephelobates contains eight species which used to be classified in the Colostethus genus. These are:

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