Bolitoglossa decora McCranie and Wilson, 1997

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

Bolitoglossa decora McCranie and Wilson, 1997, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 110: 367. Holotype: USNM 500000, by original designation. Type locality: "along the trail to Cerro Enmedio near the Monte Escondido campground (15° 05′ N, 86° 44′ W), Parque Nacional La Muralla, 1440 m elev., Departamento de Olancho, Honduras".

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

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the vicinity of the type locality in the cloud forest of Parque Nacional La Muralla, Departamento de Olancho, Honduras, 1430-1550 m elevation.


In the Bolitoglossa dunni group according to the original publication. In the Bolitoglossa (Magnadigita) dunni group of Parra-Olea, García-París, and Wake, 2004, Biol. J. Linn. Soc., 81: 336. McCranie and Wilson, 2002, Amph. Honduras: 106-108, provided an account. McCranie, 2006, Cat. Am. Amph. Rept., 801: 1-3, reviewed the species. McCranie, 2007, Herpetol. Rev., 38: 36, summarized the departmental distribution in Honduras. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 557. Köhler, 2011, Amph. Cent. Am.: 40–69, compared this species with others from Central America and provided a map and photograph. Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 355, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map. 

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