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''Phyllobates aurotaenia'' is a member of the frog family Dendrobatidae, which are found in the tropical environments of Central and South America. First described by zoologist George Albert Boulenger in 1913, ''P. aurotaenia'' is known for being one of the most poisonous frogs in the world. It is the smallest of the poison dart frogs in the Phyllobates genus and is endemic to the Pacific coast of Colombia.

Wild specimens store batrachotoxin in glands in their skin, which can be fatal.. more

Similar species: Frogs
Species identified by fchristant
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Uploaded Feb 28, 2018. Captured Oct 22, 2017 15:11 in Bahía Solano, Choco, Colombia.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/11.0
  • 1/60s
  • ISO64
  • 105mm