Bolitoglossa caldwellae Brcko, Hoogmoed, and Neckel-Oliveira, 2013

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

Bolitoglossa caldwellae Brcko, Hoogmoed, and Neckel-Oliveira, 2013, Zootaxa, 3686: 418. Holotype. MPEG 12886, by original designation. Type locality: "5 km North of Porto Walter, near Juru river, 08° 15’ 31,2” S, 72° 46’ 37,1” W, Municipality of Porto Walter, state of Acre, Brazil, 215 m elevation".  

Bolitoglossa (Eladinea) caldwellae — Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 337. 

 

Distribution

Known only from the western part of Acre state, Brazil, from localities in the basin of the upper Juruá river, a southern affluent of the Solimões river, in the municipalities of Porto Walter, Cruzeiro do Sul and Marechal Thaumaturgo in undisturbed forest, 215 to 240 m elevation. 

Comment

Confused with Bolitoglossa altamazonica and Bolitoglossa paraensis prior to its naming according to the original publication. Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 337, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map. 

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