Bolitoglossa carri McCranie and Wilson, 1993

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

Bolitoglossa carri McCranie and Wilson, 1993, Herpetologica, 49: 9. Holotype: FMNH 236502, by original designation. Type locality: "Cerro Cantagallo, near Lepaterique (14° 06′ N, 87° 28′ W), 1840 m elevation, Departamento de Fancisco Morazán, Honduras".

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

English Names

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


Known from the general region of the type locality, 1840–2070 m elevation, in cloud forest on Cerro Cantogallo, Honduras.


In the Bolitoglossa dunni group, according to the original publication. In the Bolitoglossa (Eladinea) dunni group of Parra-Olea, García-París, and Wake, 2004, Biol. J. Linn. Soc., 81: 336. See comment under Bolitoglossa dunni. McCranie and Wilson, 2002, Amph. Honduras: 95-100, and McCranie, 2006, Cat. Am. Amph. Rept., 821: 1-3, provided accounts. McCranie, 2007, Herpetol. Rev., 38: 36, summarized the departmental distribution in Honduras. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 555. 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.: 354, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map.

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