Bolitoglossa hermosa Papenfuss, Wake, and Adler, 1984

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

Bolitoglossa hermosa Papenfuss, Wake, and Adler, 1984 "1983", J. Herpetol., 17: 295. Holotype: MVZ 143804, by original designation. Type locality: "4. 2 km (by road) E of Rio Santiago, elevation 825 m, Guerrero, Mexico".

Bolitoglossa (Oaxakia) hermosaParra-Olea, García-París, and Wake, 2004, Biol. J. Linn. Soc., 81: 335.

English Names

Guerreran Mushroomtongue Salamander (Liner, 1994, Herpetol. Circ., 23: 10; Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 29).

Guerreran Salamander (Liner and Casas-Andreu, 2008, Herpetol. Circ., 38: 29).

Distribution

Río Atoyac drainage on the Pacific slope ofthe Sierra Madre del Sur of Guerrero, Mexico, 765–2465 m elev.

Comment

Formerly a member of the Bolitoglossa macrinii group which now constitutes the subgenus Oaxakia according to Parra-Olea, García-París, and Wake, 2004, Biol. J. Linn. Soc., 81: 335. Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 357, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map.

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