Bolitoglossa kaqchikelorum Campbell, Smith, Streicher, Acevedo, and Brodie, 2010

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

Bolitoglossa (Magnadigita) kaqchikelorum Campbell, Smith, Streicher, Acevedo, and Brodie, 2010, Misc. Publ. Mus. Zool. Univ. Michigan, 200: 5. Holotype: UTA A-44132, by original designation. Type locality: "vicinity of San Juan Sacatepéquez, Guatemala, Guatemala (14.717798° N, 90.650107° W), 1850 m".

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Known from the extreme eastern portion of the Guatemalan Plateau, including the highlands bordering the western side of Guatemala City and near Antigua.

Comment

In the Bolitoglossa (Magnadigita) morio group of Campbell, Smith, Streicher, Acevedo, and Brodie, 2010, Misc. Publ. Mus. Zool. Univ. Michigan, 200: 19, who noted evidence of genetic introgression with Bolitoglossa morioKöhler, 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.: 350, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map.

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