Conservation status To our knowledge, legal exports of this species have only taken place recently with Understory Enterprises. However, smuggling pressure seems to have been relatively low through the recent years for this species. In the wild, this frog occurs throughout many sparsely inhabited areas throughout a large range and is therefore not threatened by habitat loss.
Dendrobates tinctorius also known by the common name Dyeing Dart Frog, is a species of Poison dart frog. It is the third largest species, reaching lengths of 5cm . This species is distributed throughout the eastern portion of the Guiana Shield, including parts of Guyana, Suriname, Brazil, and nearly all of French Guiana. Like most species of the genus Dendrobates, D. tinctorius is a mildly toxic species of poison dart frog.