Bolitoglossa leandrae Acevedo, Wake, Márquez, Silva, Franco, and Amézquita, 2013

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

Bolitoglossa (Eladinea) leandrae Acevedo-Rincón, Wake, Márquez, Silva-Pérez, Franco-Pallares, and Amézquita, 2013, Zootaxa, 3609: 80. Holotype: MCNUP 62, by original designation. Type locality: "San Antonio, Parque National Natural Tamá (PNNT) (7.153092 - 72.227306), 600 m elevation, Departamento de Norte de Santander, Colombia".

English Names

Leandra Salamander (original publication).

Distribution

The eastern flank of the Eastern Colombian Andes (Cordillera Oriental), within the PNN Tama area near San Antonio, Departamento de Norte de Santander, Colombia, as well as San Cristóbal and Río Frío, Táchira state, Venezuela. 

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Comment

Likely the sister taxon of Bolitoglossa nicefori according to the original publication. Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 332, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map. Barrio-Amorós, Chacón-Ortiz, and Rojas-Runjaic, 2015, Amph. Rept. Conserv., 9 (2, e101): 95–99, provided the first records from Venezuela. 

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