IUCN threat status:

Endangered (EN)

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Oophaga speciosa has a snout-vent length ranging from 28-31 mm. it is relatively large and has its inner tarsal fold reduced to a tubercle (Savage 1986). Its skin is smooth except for the posterior belly and the ventral surface of the thighs. The tympanum is round, with a diameter slightly greater than one half the diameter of the eye (Silverstone 1975).

Coloration: Its color in life is red. In preservative, it is entirely gray except for a few possible light spots (Silverstone 1975).


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