Skip to main content Skip to main navigation menu Skip to site footer
Type: Correspondence
Published: 2022-02-17
Page range: 145-150
Abstract views: 380
PDF downloaded: 233

The advertisement and courtship calls of Phyllobates bicolor (Anura: Dendrobatidae) from a natural population in the Colombian pacific cloud forests

Department of Biological Sciences, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá AA 4976, Colombia.
Department of Biological Sciences, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá AA 4976, Colombia.
Department of Biological Sciences, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá AA 4976, Colombia.
Independent researcher.
Department of Biological Sciences, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá AA 4976, Colombia.


  1. Erdtmann, L. & Amézquita, A. (2009) Differential evolution of advertisement call traits in Dart-Poison Frogs (Anura: Dendrobatidae). Ethology, 115 (9), 801–811.
    Grant, T., Rada, M., Anganoy-Criollo, M., Batista, A., Dias, P.H., Jeckel, A.M., Machado, D.J. & Rueda-Almonacid, J.V. (2017) Phylogenetic systematics of dart-poison frogs and their relatives revisited (Anura: Dendrobatoidea). South American Journal of Herpetology, 12, 1–90.
    Kahn, T.R., La Marca, E., Lötters, S., Brown, J.L., Twomey, E. & Amézquita, A. (2016) Aposematic Poison Frogs (Dendrobatidae) of the Andean Countries: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Per and Venezuela. Conservation International Tropical Field Guide Series, Conservation International, Arlington, Virginia, 588 pp.
    Köhler, J., Jansen, M., Rodríguez, A., Kok, P.J.R., Toledo, L.F., Emmrich, M., Glaw, F., Haddad, C.F.B., Rödel, M.O. & Vences, M. (2017) The use of bioacoustics in anuran taxonomy: theory, terminology, methods and recommendations for best practice. Zootaxa, 4251 (1), 001–124.
    Lötters, S., Castro Herrera, F., Köhler, J. & Richter, R. (1997) Notes on the distribution and color variation of poison frogs of the genus Phyllobates from western Colombia (Anura: Dendrobatidae). Revue française d’aquariologie, 24 (1–2), 55–58.
    Lötters, S., Jungfer, K.H., Schmidt, W. & Henkel, F.W. (2007) Poison Frogs: Biology, Species and Captive Husbandry. Edition Chimaira. Frankfurt am Main, 668 pp.
    Márquez, R., Corredor, G., Galvis, C., Góez, D. & Amézquita, A. (2012) Range extension of the critically endangered true poison-dart frog, Phyllobates terribilis (Anura: Dendrobatidae), in western Colombia. Acta Herpetologica, 7 (2), 341–345.
    Márquez, R., Linderoth, T.P., Mejía-Vargas, D., Nielsen, R., Amézquita, A. & Kronforst, M.R. (2020) Divergence, gene flow, and the origin of leapfrog geographic distributions: The history of colour pattern variation in Phyllobates poison-dart frogs. Molecular Ecology, 29 (19), 3702–3719.
    Maxson, L.R. & Myers, C.W. (1985) Albumin evolution in tropical poison frogs (Dendrobatidae): a preliminary report. Biotropica, 17 (1), 50–56.
    Myers, C.W., Daly, J.W. & Malkin, B. (1978) A dangerously toxic new frog (Phyllobates) used by Emberá indians of western Colombia, with discussion of blowgun fabrication and dart poisoning. Bulletin of the American Museum of natural History, 161, 307–366.
    Myers, C.W. & Böhme, W. (1996) On the type specimens of two Colombian poison frogs described by AA Berthold (1845), and their bearing on the locality” Provinz Popayan”. American Museum Novitates, 3185, 1–20.
    Silverstone, P. (1976) A revision of the poison arrow frogs of the genus Phyllobates Bibron in Sagra (family Dendrobatidae). Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, 27, 1–53.
    Sueur, J., Aubin, T. & Simonis, C. (2008) Seewave, a free modular tool for sound analysis and synthesis. Bioacoustics, 18 (2), 213–226.
    Widmer, A., Lötters, S. & Jungfer, K.H. (2000) A molecular phylogenetic analysis of the neotropical dart-poison frog genus Phyllobates (Amphibia: Dendrobatidae). Die Naturwissenschaften, 87 (12), 559–562.
    Zimmermann, H. & Zimmermann, E. (1985) Zur Fortpflanzungsstrategie des Pfeilgiftfrosches Phyllobates terribilis Myers, Daly & Malkin, 1978. Salamandra, 21 (4), 281–297.
    Zimmermann, H. (1989) Conservation studies on the ‘dart-poison’ frogs Dendrobatidae in the field and in captivity. International Zoo Yearbook, 28 (1), 31–44.