Silverstone’s Poison Frog

Silverstone's Poison Frog

The Silverstone’s poison frog is a diurnal, terrestrial and freshwater species that is found among the leaf litter of subtropical or tropical moist montane forests and wetlands.

The Silverstone’s poison frog is a diurnal, terrestrial and freshwater species that is found among the leaf litter of the forest floor. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests and wetlands. It is a montane tropical rainforest specialist.

Reports from locals state that this species is abundant in both pristine forested and agricultural areas. While mainly found under logs and large piles of leaves, the frogs have also been found in open areas in the forest and in cleared areas near a tea plantation, and other agricultural areas.

It has been observed that these frogs have a preference for living in undisturbed forests.


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Sources | (IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group, 2018; Lakeland, Torres, & Rosenthal, 2010; Myers & Daly, 1979; The Wikimedia Foundation, 2020)

 

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