Bolitoglossa heiroreias Greenbaum, 2004

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

Bolitoglossa heiroreias Greenbaum, 2004, J. Herpetol., 38: 412. Holotype: KU 289800, by original designation. Type locality: "Camel Cigarettes Field Station at base of Cerro Montecristo, Depto. Santa Ana, El Salvador, elevation 1880 m . . . . 14° 24′ 04″ N, 89° 21′ 02″ W".

Bolitoglossa (Magnadigita) heiroreiasRaffaëlli, 2007, Les Urodèles du Monde: 270.

English Names

None noted.


Cerro Monte Cristo and nearby peaks in northwestern El Salvador, adjacent Guatemala, and adjacent Honduras, 1840–2300 m elevation.


In the Bolitoglossa dunni group according to the original publication. McCranie, 2007, Herpetol. Rev., 38: 36, summarized the departmental distribution in Honduras. Reviewed by McCranie, 2008, Cat. Am. Amph. Rept., 842: 1-3. 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: 559. 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.: 354–355, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map.

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