2011, the United States Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, researchers Chiriqui Panama University, Columbia University of the Andes in northern Panama Colon province discovered a rare poisonous frogs, this frog body color is orange-red, and the body through bright.
According to Chile’s “Third newspaper” reported on September 28, 2011, the United States Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, researchers Chiriqui Panama University, Columbia University of the Andes in the north of the province of Panama Cologne discovered a rare poisonous frog This frog is orange-red in color, and the body brightly lit. Recently, researchers have confirmed its case of a new species.
After the “third newspaper,” citing the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute’s Monthly article said, a professor at Columbia University’s Andrew Andean orange-red frog found only in 2011, its DNA in a gene database for investigation, after three years finalize this frog as a new species.
According to the results of genetic testing library display, this orange-red frog poison dart frog Andinobats for America’s next of kin.
As for the naming of the new frog, the researchers decided to use to participate in the research project in Panama biologist Marcos Ponce’s wife Hemmi Nice (Geminis) name, in honor of their husband committed Hemmi Nice biological research in Panama great support.