Bolitoglossa bramei Wake, Savage, and Hanken, 2007

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

Bolitoglossa (Eladinea) bramei Wake, Savage, and Hanken, 2007, Copeia, 2007: 561. Holotype: MVZ 225893, by original designation. Type locality: "Costa Rica, Provincia Puntarenas, trail to Cerro Pando, above Las Tablas, 8° 56′ N, 82° 46′, 2200 m".

English Names

Brame's Web-fotted Salamander (original designation).

Distribution

Pacific and Atlantic slopes of the southern Cordillera de Talamanca: from the vicinity of Cerro Pando to the west, as far east as the Boquete area, east of Volcán Barú, Chiriquí Province, Panama, in lower montane rainforest, 1900–2300 m elevation.

Comment

In the subgenus Eladinea, Bolitoglossa subpalmata group and confused with Bolitoglossa pesrubra and Bolitoglossa minutula prior to its naming according to the original publication. Corresponds to part of unnamed species C of García-París, Good, Parra-Olea, and Wake, 2000, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 97: 1640-1647, according to García-París, Parra-Olea, and Wake, 2008, Herpetol. J., 18: 23-31. 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.: 321, provided a brief account, photograph, and map.

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