Phantasmal Poison Dart Frog
Phantasmal Poison Dart Frog is native to Ecuador where it is found in seven locations on the Andean slopes. Due to ongoing decline of habitat, the numbers are thought to be decreasing. In 2004 the species was qualified as Endangered (EN), but in 2019 the category was changed to Vulnerable (VU).
■ Listed as Vulnerable (VU) in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.
■ Listed in Appendix II of Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES, or Washington Convention).
■ Phylum Chordata – chordates
■ Class Amphibia – amphibians
■ Order Anura – frogs
■ Family Dendrobatidae – poison dart frogs
■ Species Epipedobates tricolor – Phantasmal Poison Dart Frog