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I'v seen all these names in various places on the web. Do they all refer to the same Trivitatus? I'v seen it spelled Photobatus on the CITES pages and Phobobates elsewhere. The most common I'v seen is Epipedobates (also have seen spelled Epipidobates), and sometimes Allobates.

Is it all the same PDF?
And if so, why the different names?

Just wondering.....
 

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They are all the same frog. the name Phobobates is never officially recognized. The name Allobates is the genus to which only femoralis belongs. Epipidobates is just incorrect spelling.
The right name should be Epipedobates trivittatus. At least it is untill any new research proves otherwise.

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Thanks! It's kind of confusing sometimes when visiting different websites and seeing the same dart called different things. There is a lot of misspelled names also.

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Remco is correct, all the names are the same species, trivittatus. Suriname still exports trivies into the US and the Cites paperwork uses the Phobobates genus, so this will come up from time to time.

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