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Mimic Poison Dart Frog

The mimic poison dart frog is a colorful species, known for various morphs. The male frog takes to care for its tadpoles, but the female or mother frog doesn’t do the same.



    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Class Amphibia
    Order Anura
    Suborder Neobatrachia
    Family Dendrobatidae
    Genus Ranitomeya
    Scientific Name Ranitomeya imitator


    Other Names Mimic poison frog
    Size 0.6-0.8 in (15-20.32 mm)
    Color Blue green, black yellow and other combinations
    Distribution North-central areas of eastern Peru
    Habitat Rainforests
    Diet Springtails, beetles, and drosophilid flies
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous and external fertilization
    Breeding Season Throughout the year, but mostly during rainy days
    Average Lifespan 3-10 years
    IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

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    Published on March 29th 2019 by under Frogs. Article was last reviewed on 28th March 2019.

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