Colostethus ruthveni

Colostethus ruthveni

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"Colostethus" ruthveni

"Colostethus" ruthveni is a species of frog in the family Dendrobatidae. It is endemic to the Magdalena Department in northern Colombia. The specific name ruthveni honors Alexander Grant Ruthven, an American herpetologist. It is known from the lower slopes of the north-western portion of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta. Its natural habitats are tropical dry forests and cloud forests where it occurs near streams, and is threatened by habitat loss. Males of this species on average have a snout-vent length of 18.9–20.1 millimetres whereas females average about 19.8–24.1 millimetres .

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1. Colostethus ruthveni Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/"Colostethus"_ruthveni
2. Colostethus ruthveni on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/55144/85891000

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