Bolitoglossa borburata Trapido, 1942

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

Bolitoglossa borburata Trapido, 1942, Bol. Soc. Venezol. Cienc. Nat., 8: 297. Holotype: USNM 115509, by original designation. Type locality: "Valle del Río Borburata, Estado Carabobo, Venezuela, 1200 m."

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

English Names

Carabobo Mushroomtongue Salamander (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 29).


Type locality (State of Carabobo), the Rancho Grande and Choroni area of the State of Aragua, and the Sierra de Aroa in Yaracuy, Venezuela, 800–1300 m elevation.


In the Bolitoglossa (Eladinea) adspersa group of Parra-Olea, García-París, and Wake, 2004, Biol. J. Linn. Soc., 81: 336. See account by Brame and Wake, 1963, Contrib. Sci. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 69: 36. Barrio-Amorós, 1999 "1998", Acta Biol. Venezuelica, 18: 61, commented on the Venezuelan distribution. See also additional comparisons by Barrio-Amorós and Fuentes-Ramos, 1999, Acta Biol. Venezuelica, 19: 9-19. See statement of geographic range, habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 638. Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 333, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map.

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