The Yellow-striped Poison
(Dart) Frog, Dendrobates truncatus, is native to western
Colombia. Toxins obtained from the mites and insects
that it eats are given off through its skin. It is always
black with two complete yellow dorsal stripes and broken
The Phantasmal Poison Frog, Epipedobates tricolor, is
native to only a few locations in Andean Ecuador and is
endangered. It has dorsal stripes of near-luminous green or
yellow-green on chocolate brown. Eggs are laid on leaf
litter and fathers carry the tadpoles, when hatched, to
running water sources.
The Golfodulcean Poison (Dart) Frog, Phyllobates vittatus, is native to
Costa Rica. It can be very brightly coloured an encircling orange stripe and light green legs.
It is threatened by habitat loss.