Phantasmal poison frog

The Phantasmal poison frog is classified as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.

A phantasmal poison frog (Epipedobates tricolor) is a species of poison dart frog. Their natural habitat are the Andean slopes of the central Ecuadorian Bolívar province. More

The phantasmal poison frog has a toxin called epibatidine, an alkaloid that binds to nicotine receptors and acts as an analgesic (painkiller). Remarkably, this painkiller is 200 times more powerful than morphine. More

Phantasmal Poison Frogs, a species of poison dart frog, are native to Ecuador. They have radiant color, powerful poison, and yet are some of the smallest frogs around, ranging from 1 cm or 0.39 in to 4 cm or 1.6 in. More

Images previous Phantasmal poison frog imagePhantasmal poison frog © Wouter BeukemaPhantasmal poison frog Species related by - * Family group * Habitat * Conservation status More

Re: WHO ARE WE? by metairineil, 1/25/07 Phantasmal poison frogs can live up to 10 years in captivity. They belong to the Dendrobatidae family, and are sometimes called Dendrobatid Frogs. More

The Phantasmal Poison Frog is a small species reaching an adult size 0f 1 to 4cm. They inhabit the slopes of the central Ecuador. We are currently working on this care sheet. More

phantasmal poison frog Epipedrobates tricolor can block pain 200 times more effectively than morphine, and without addiction and other serious side effects. This exhibit is made possible by Fleet Bank. Frog sounds recorded by Eric Pflaging of Hillside Herps. More

The Phantasmal Poison Frog lives in Coniferous Forest, Deciduous Forest, Lake and Pond and River and Stream. Answer verified with Get more facts and information about Phantasmal poison frog at More

the Phantasmal Poison Frog (Epipedobates tricolor) shows great promise as a pain medication…it is more effective than morphine, non-addictive and non-sedating. More

stock photo : Phantasmal poison frog - Epipedobates tricolor in front of a white background phantasmal poison frog ... stock photo : Phantasmal poison frog - Epipedobates tricolor in front of a white background phantasmal poison frog ... More

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Order : Anura
Family : Dendrobatidae
Genus : Epipedobates
Species : tricolor
Authority : (Boulenger, 1899)