Notes on behaviour and reproduction in captive Allobates kingsburyi (Anura: Dendrobatidae), with comments on evolution of reproductive amplexus

@inproceedings{CastilloTrenn2008NotesOB,
  title={Notes on behaviour and reproduction in captive Allobates kingsburyi (Anura: Dendrobatidae), with comments on evolution of reproductive amplexus},
  author={Patricia Castillo-Trenn and Luis A Coloma},
  year={2008}
}
Behaviour, reproduction and vocalizations of captive dendrobatid frogs Allobates kingsburyi are reported for the first time. Allobates kingsburyi is diurnal. Males defended their territory aggressively using acoustic and visual signals, and physical combats. Females showed aggressive behaviours only as a sign of rejection of the < during courtship or during competition for food. Calls recorded in the field were a long trill of 25 � 4 seconds and 96 notes per call. The courtship was complex and… CONTINUE READING