Bolitoglossa hypacra (Brame and Wake, 1962)

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

Magnadigita hypacra Brame and Wake, 1962, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 75: 71. Holotype: USNM 131481, by original designation. Type locality: "Páramo Frontino, 11,850 ft. (3,610 meters), Departamento de Antioquia, Colombia".

Bolitoglossa hypacraWake and Brame, 1963, Copeia, 1963: 386. Brame and Wake, 1963, Contrib. Sci. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 69: 26.

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

English Names

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

Distribution

Known from the vicinity of the type locality (Páramo Frontino) and Puente Largo, Antioquia, Colombia, 3600–3700 m elevation.

Comment

In the Bolitoglossa (Eladinea) adspersa group of Parra-Olea, García-París, and Wake, 2004, Biol. J. Linn. Soc., 81: 336. See account by Brame and Wake, 1963, Contrib. Sci. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 69: 26.  See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 559. Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 331, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map.

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