Dyeing Poison Dart Frog Dendrobates tinctorius

Dyeing Poison Dart Frog
Dyeing Poison Dart Frog
The Dyeing Poison Dart Frog, although small, is one of the largest of the colourful and highly toxic species of poison dart frogs in South and Central America. Their name comes from their use to poison tips of blow darts by native tribes. The toxicity comes from their wild diet of invertebrates.
Dyeing Poison Dart Frog
Dyeing Poison Dart Frog
Dyeing Poison Dart Frog
Native to the Guianas, Surinam and part of Brazil, it is also the most variable, with a typical colour of blue legs, black-spotted yellow body and golden head, but variations include just yellow and black and almost all black with little yellow.
Dyeing Poison Dart Frog
Dyeing Poison Dart Frog
Dyeing Poison Dart Frog
There are different morphs and subspecies. Some authorities include the Blue Poison Dart Frog (Blue Dyeing Poison Frog) as a subspecies and some as a separate species -- see link below.