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  ADW: Phyllobates bicolor: Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Phyllobates bicolor are inhabitants of the tropical rain forests.
Phyllobates bicolor is typically golden-yellow in color and has fl flecks on its hind legs.
The batrachotoxins secreted by Phyllobates bicolor are especially valuable for medical science and the study of anesthetics, muscle relaxants, cardiac stimulants, and the control of rapid or irregular heartbeats (Badger et al, 1995).
animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu /accounts/phyllobates/p._bicolor.html   (1157 words)

 Frogs main
Phyllobates terribilis is found in lowland rainforest (100-200 meters elevation) of pacific coastal Colombia.
The Phyllobates terribilis are collected from the upper Rio Saija drainage in the vicinity of Quebrada Guangui’ and at La Brea.
Phyllobates terribilis attains a snout-vent length averaging 47mm both in the wild and in captivity, making it one of the largest poison dart frogs known.
www.herpetologic.net /frogs/caresheets/terribilis.html   (2620 words)

 Poison Dart Frogs - Phyllobates terribillis
Phyllobates terribilis is truly an outstanding terrarium animal.
Phyllobates terribilis make great frogs for keeping in groups, and should be considered by any one who is trying to set up a tank with more than one species of dart frogs, since they seem to often do well in the presence of other dart frogs.
Although the froglets of the Phyllobates family are generally quite small when they emerge, they grow quickly, and are able to eat considerably larger prey than similarly sized Dendrobates frogs.
www.saurian.net /htm/terribilis.htm   (340 words)

 Poisonous Animals: Poison dart frog (Dendrobates, Phyllobates)
Phyllobates terribilis, which is the most toxic frog from all arrow-frogs, belongs to this genus.
Darts coated with the potent toxin of Phyllobates terribilis were swiftly blown at birds and other animals through a blowshaft.
This effective method of hunting has been practiced for centuries and is part of the ancient traditions of local people.
library.thinkquest.org /C007974/2_2poi.htm   (773 words)

 Phyllobates Bicolor at www.poison-frogs.com
Ph.bicolor is the type-species of the genus Phyllobates.
Phyllobates chocoensis Posada, 1869 locality: Choco, has been assumed to be synonym of Dendrobates histrionicus for years, but Silverstone (1976: 23) showed Ph.chocoensis, based on his call, colour pattern and morphology, to be synonym of Ph.bicolor.
Phyllobates melanorrhinus (Berthold, 1845) (with fl nose) and Phyllobates nicefori (Noble, 1923) are synonymy of Ph.
www.poison-frogs.nl /e020381.html   (919 words)

 Phyllobates bicolor Free Term Papers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Description: Phyllobates bicolor is golden-yellow in color and has fl spots on its hind legs.
Unlike males of most frog species, which are smaller than the females, male poison-dart frogs are relatively the same size when compared to the females.
Habitat: Phyllobates bicolor live in tropical rain forests.
www.mytermpapers.com /viewpaper/16955.html   (176 words)

 Phyllobates Vittatus at www.poison-frogs.com
Phyllobates: phyllos (Gr.)= leave; bates (Gr.)= walker; referring to the climbing behaviour of this genus.
After describing the genus Epipedobates (Myers 1987) the genus Phyllobates only exists of the 5 species from the bicolor-group: P. bicolor, P.lugubris, P.vittatus, P.aurotaenia and P. terribilis.
Phyllobates vittatus is an easy to keep and breed species.
www.poison-frogs.nl /e020384.html   (621 words)

 Phyllobates terribilis (Myers, Daly, & Malkin, 1978) Golden Poison Frog   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Phyllobates terribilis (Myers, Daly, and Malkin, 1978) Golden Poison Frog
Phyllobates terribilis "Mint Phase" (Myers, Daly, and Malkin, 1978).
Phyllobates terribilis "Golden Phase" (Myers, Daly, and Malkin, 1978).
www.livingunderworld.org /gallery/photos/anura/dendrobatidae/phyllobates/terribilis   (177 words)

 Searching Dataset GLOBAL
Field observations in the habitat of Phyllobates vittatus and Dendrobates auratus [en holandes].
The tadpole of a dart-poison frog Phyllobates lugubris (Anura: Dendrobatidae).
A molecular phylogenetic analysis of the neotropical dart-poison frog genus Phyllobates (Amphibia: Dendrobatidae).
www.ots.ac.cr /rdmcnfs/datasets/exsrch.phtml?ds=global&qbe=8144   (3119 words)

 PUMILIO.COM - Frog Of The Month
The Frog for December is the Mint Green form of Phyllobates terribilis.
Their bold behavior might be in part, due to the fact that they have very little to fear in the wild.
As with other Phyllobates species, the emerging froglets seem to have a difficult time climbing steep walls, and can drown easily.
www.pumilio.com /frogofthemonth/december2001.htm   (537 words)

Phyllobates Bicolor is native to Columbia, South America.
In the wild, it is one of the most toxic of all the poison dart frog species.
They're like little kids at a construction site, often getting in the way of the work that has to be done.
www.geocities.com /fmfoxx/bicolor.html   (269 words)

 ADW: Phyllobates terribilis: Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Two-tenths of a microgram of batrachotoxin is lethal in the human blood stream and each adult P.
Phyllobates terribilis is beneficial to humans in several ways.
Embre and Choco Indians from Colombia use the poison secreted from the skin of P.
animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu /accounts/phyllobates/p._terribilis.html   (702 words)

 ReBreeding of poisonous dart frogs
The first is Histrotoxin, which is produced by all dart frogs,except the Phyllobates, and is the only one that is produced by Epipedobates, Minyobates, and Dendrobates histronicus and its allies.
The second is Pumiliotoxin and is produced in addition to Histrotoxin in all Dendrobates except in D. histronicus and its allies.
The thrid is only found in Phyllobates, it is Bactratoxin.
forum.kingsnake.com /frog/messages/6605.html   (386 words)

 Dendrobatid Biology
In Phyllobates production of piperidine alkaloids has been largely suppressed in favor of a class of quite toxic compounds called batrachotoxins.
A species discovered in the 1970's, Phyllobates terribilis is still being used by the Embara in dart poison.
The degree of color divergence in D. pumilio in the Bocas del Toro archipelago far exceeds that of the sympatric Phyllobates and Minyobates.
www.zo.utexas.edu /courses/herpetology/ryan/dendrobatid.html   (683 words)

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Indians of the Ember‡ Choc— in Colombia rub their blowgun darts onto the backs of Phyllobates terribilis to load the darts with poison (Myers et al., 1978).
In all species of dendrobatids for which data are known, the tadpoles are carried on the back of the adult.
Data for the amplexus character are meager, but its presence in putative basal (Colostethus) and more deeply embedded taxa (Epipedobates and Phyllobates) suggests that cephalic amplexus is ancestral for Dendrobatidae; its condition in Aromobates nocturnus, the putative sister-group of all other dendrobatids, is unknown (Myers et al., 1991).
ag.arizona.edu /ENTO/tree/eukaryotes/animals/chordata/salientia/dendrobatidae/dendrobatidae   (899 words)

 Phyllobates bicolor free essays
This constant warmth and rainfall is what keeps the rain forests green all year long for the Phyllobates.
Range: Phyllobates bicolor inhabit the tropical rainforests of Central and South America Life Cycle: Most of the Phyllobates bicolor population mate throughout the rainy season, some every month or even more frequently.
This may go on for several days or until a mate is attracted.
www.needapaper.com /viewpaper/16955.html   (237 words)

 Phyllobates aurotaenia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Phyllobates aurotaenia, the Kokoe Poison Frog, is a medium sized frog from Colombia that grows to between 24 and 34 mm in length.
There are three variations of this frog: narrow stripe, wide stripe and green stripe.
This is a very quick draft that I wrote up last night (4/22/99).
www.theramp.net /frognet/Species/Phyllobates/P_aurotaenia.html   (201 words)

 Phyllobates Lugubris at www.poison-frogs.com
- Phyllobates beatriciae Barbour and Dunn, 1921, Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 34: 159.
- Phyllobates lugubris--Dunn, 1924, Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan.
Phyllobates lugubris can be kept in a vivarium of 60 x 40 x 50cm (lxdxh) for 1 male and 2 females.
www.poison-frogs.nl /e020382.html   (452 words)

 Froschnetz: Phyllobates - Startseite dieser Pfeilgiftfroschart   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Zur Gattung Phyllobates gehören in erster Linie die Arten P. vittatus, P. terribilis und P. bicolor.
Und dies ist der "Gestreifte Pfeilgiftfrosch" oder einfacher gesagt Phyllobates vittatus.
auch Futterhersteller), halte ich Frösche vom Kaliber Phyllobates bicolor und Phyllobates terribilis nicht gerade für den Newcomer geeignet.
www.froschnetz.de /phyllobates_art.htm   (163 words)

 use of batrachotoxin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Phyllobates terribilis produces 27 times more batrachotoxin than its close relatives and is 20 fold more toxic.(2) One freshly caught frog has up to 1900 µg of toxin.
Only a fraction of this would be lethal if it reached an open wound on human skin.(2) One frog has enough batrachotoxin for poisoning 50 darts and killing 50 men.(6)
The darts are dipped or rolled in the froth preserving the destructive power for up to a year.(2)
chemweb.calpoly.edu /chem/bailey/377/PapersF2000/Caroline/uses.html   (229 words)

 Atlas Dr. Pez :: Phyllobates terribilis
La supervivencia de la Phyllobates terribilis es insegura porque su único hábitat, la selva húmeda tropical del río Saija, se está deforestando rápidamente.
Sexar estas ranas es complicado: generalmente la hembra es más grande y no vocaliza, pero hay rumores que pueden haber excepciones.
Las Phyllobates son consideradas las ranas venenosas verdaderas.
atlas.drpez.org /Phyllobates_terribilis/aab   (1067 words)

 Phyllobates Terribilis at www.poison-frogs.com
The colour is a metallic golden-yellow without the dark legs that are characteristic of Ph.bicolor.
When the tadpoles hatch, the male takes them on his back and takes them to a larger water area where they will complete their metamorphosis.
Phyllobates terribilis eats a lot and needs bigger insects as well.
www.poison-frogs.nl /e020383.html   (307 words)

 P. terribilis datasheet
The Choco' Indians of Pacific river areas of Colombia use the secretion from the back of Phyllobates terribilis to coat their darts with poison.
This toxin is non-protein-based (alkaloids) and one frog may have enough toxin to provide a lethal dose to10 adult humans.
This makes Phyllobates terribilis the most toxic animal in the world that has non-protein based toxin.
www.doylesdartden.com /P_terribilis.html   (294 words)

 Phyllobates terribilis, der "schreckliche Giftfrosch"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Der Pfeilgiftfrosch Phyllobates terribilis bewohnt ein eng begrenztes Verbreitungsgebiet der Rio Saija-Region in Kolumbien.
Die Luftfeuchtigkeit sollte möglichst hoch sein, was bei mir über Beregnungsanlage und Ultraschallvernebler bewerkstelligt wird.
Wie die übrigen Vertreter der Gattung Phyllobates bewältigen diese Frösche recht große Beutetiere, die deutlich größer als Fruchtfliegen sind.
www.uni-giessen.de /%7Egi1386/terribilis.htm   (329 words)

 MavicaNET - Golden Poison Frog (Phyllobates)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Though many frogs are called "poison dart frogs," only three species of Phyllobates are actually used for dart poisons.
This female Phyllobates vittatus has a voracious appetite.
This file contains a systematic overview of Phyllobates, featuring links to books, other pages on the web about Phyllobates, pictures etc. Common names in different languages may be also available as well as a short dutch description to the taxon.
www.mavicanet.com /lite/bul/33536.html   (360 words)

 sp=phyllobates   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
AF124105 Phyllobates lugubris 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence; mitochondrial gene for mitochondrial product.
AF124133 Phyllobates terribilis 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence; mitochondrial gene for mitochondrial product.
AF128577 Phyllobates bicolor 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence; mitochondrial gene for mitochondrial product.
pbil.univ-lyon1.fr /cgi-bin/acnuc-search-sp?query=PHYLLOBATES&db=GenBank   (291 words)

 Ulmer online - Artikel ausdrucken   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Die Systematiker haben mit viel Fleiß aus der ehemals recht übersichtlichen Familie Dendrobatidae mit etwa 140 Arten in den drei Gattungen Dendrobates, Phyllobates und Colostethus nun eine um die 200 Arten umfassende Familie in neun Gattungen geschaffen.
Angehörige der Gattungen Aromobates (zwei Arten), Mannophryne (elf Arten) und Nephelobates (neun Arten) haben aber mit den eigentlichen Pfeilgiftfröschen — Dendrobates und Phyllobates — nur wenige Gemeinsamkeiten.
Sie zeichnen sich durch ihre Warnfarben, recht starke und komplexe Hautgifte, Spezialisierung auf sehr kleine Futterinsekten (vor allem Ameisen, die reich an Alkaloiden sind), Tagaktivität und das Fehlen eines Amplexus aus.
www.datz.de /Artikel.dll/Print?AID=25776&MID=2465&UID=C2E8CBA1D49C2BB52FB735FCA286A9569AECCDE5   (250 words)

 Neotropical Poison Frogs (Draft 2)
Phyllobates terribilis is the most toxic animal on Earth.
For example, the most toxic species, Phyllobate teribilis, is an unassuming yellow while the slightly poisonous Dendrobates silverstonei is an intense red.
Phyllobates terribilis, for example, is isolated to a small area around the Rio Saija in western Columbia.
jrscience.wcp.muohio.edu /fieldcourses03/PapersCostaRicaArticles/NeotropicalPoisonFrogsDra.html   (2620 words)

 Doyle's Dart Den
The frog that gave this group of frogs its name is the Golden Poison Dart frog (Phyllobates terribilis).
This toxin is non-protein-based (alkaloids) and one frog may have enough toxin to provide a lethal dose to 10 adult humans.
First, most of the frogs of this group are not poisonous enough to be a threat to humans.
www.doylesdartden.com   (602 words)

 Final Paper: Neotropical Poison Frogs
One species, Phyllobates terribilis, has enough toxin in its skin to kill up to 20,000 mice, or ten humans.
Snakes that mistakenly attempt to eat these frogs have been seen to bury their open mouths in the dirt in an attempt to decrease the unpleasant taste or burning sensation.
The pumiliotoxins classes A and B are the second most toxic class of alkaloids produced by the poison frogs.
jrscience.wcp.muohio.edu /fieldcourses03/PapersCostaRicaArticles/FinalPaper.NeotropicalPoi.html   (2619 words)

 Poison-Dart Frogs: Nature's Touch-Me-Nots
The Embera Choco people are known around the world for their crafting of dart guns.
Using the potent poisons secreted in the skin of Phyllobates terribilis, the natives rub dart tips in these chemicals.
The tips made from the stems of palm trees are placed into a blowshaft.
www.amnh.org /nationalcenter/youngnaturalistawards/1998/frog.html   (1508 words)

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