Bolitoglossa anthracina Brame, Savage, Wake, and Hanken, 2001

Class: Amphibia > Order: Caudata > Family: Plethodontidae > Subfamily: Hemidactyliinae > Genus: Bolitoglossa > Species: Bolitoglossa anthracina

Bolitoglossa anthracina Brame, Savage, Wake, and Hanken, 2001, Copeia, 2001: 700. Holotype: KU 116671, by original designation. Type locality: "north slope of Cerro Pando, Prov. Bocas del Toro, Panamá, elevation 1450 m, . . . estimated coordinates are 8° 58′ N, 82° 42′ W".

Bolitoglossa (Eladinea) anthracinaParra-Olea, García-París, and Wake, 2004, Biol. J. Linn. Soc., 81: 336.

English Names

Coal Black Salamander (original publication).

Distribution

Known only from cloud forest on the Caribbean slopes Cerro Pando, 1100 to 1450 m elevation, near the Cost Rica frontier, in Panama; expected to occur in adjacent Costa Rica.

Comment

In the Bolitoglossa (Eladinea) schizodactyla group of Parra-Olea, García-París, and Wake, 2004, Biol. J. Linn. Soc., 81: 336. Köhler, 2011, Amph. Cent. Am.: 40–69, compared this species with others from Central America, provided a map, photograph, and brief characterization. Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 327, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map.

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