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Three Striped Poison Dart Frog

Three striped poison dart frog is a large species of poison dart frog occurring throughout northern South America. The species is diurnal and terrestrial.



    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Class Amphibia
    Order Anura
    Family Dendrobatidae
    Genus Ameerega
    Scientific Name Ameerega trivittatus


    Other Names Three-striped poison frog
    Size Male: Around 4.2 cm (1.65 in)
    Female: Around 5.5 cm (2.17 in)
    Weight Around 10 g
    Color Black upper surface and sides with yellowish-green or light-brown limbs; two yellowish-green stripes along the sides extends from the snout to the back legs; black belly speckled with blue-green
    Distribution Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Suriname, Peru, Guyana, Venezuela, possibly Ecuador, and possibly French Guiana
    Habitat On the floor of primary and secondary tropical forests
    Diet Mainly ants
    Breeding Season May to October
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous (egg laying)
    Clutch Size Small
    Incubation Period Around 15 days
    Metamorphosis Period 41 to 54 days
    Average Lifespan 7 to 15 years
    IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

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    Published on May 6th 2017 by under Frogs. Article was last reviewed on 24th April 2017.

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