Bolitoglossa gomezi Wake, Savage, and Hanken, 2007

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

Bolitoglossa (Eladinea) gomezi Wake, Savage, and Hanken, 2007, Copeia, 2007: 557. Holotype: USNM 219116, by original designation. Type locality: "Costa Rica, Provincia Puntarenas, Las Cruces Biological Station, 8° 47′ 35″ N, 82° 57′ 30″ W, 1250 m".

English Names

Gómez's Web-fotted Salamander (Original designation).

Distribution

Pacific slope on either side of the Costa Rica–Panama border, known from 1170–1250 m elevation in Costa Rica and 1700–2120 m elevation in Panama.

Comment

In the subgenus Eladinea, Bolitoglossa subpalmata group and confused with Bolitoglossa pesrubra 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 and provided a map and photograph. Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 321, provided a brief account, photograph, and map.

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