Bolitoglossa longissima McCranie and Cruz-Díaz, 1996

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

Bolitoglossa longissima McCranie and Cruz-Díaz, 1996, Caribb. J. Sci., 32: 195. Holotype: MVZ 222552, by original designation. Type locality: "along the trail to Pico La Picucha, Sierra de Agalta (14° 58′ N, 85° 55′ W), ca. 10 airline km NNW Catacamas, 1900 m elevation, Departamento de Olancho, Honduras".

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

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Intermediate elevations (1840–2240 m) on the Atlantic versant on Pico La Picucha in the Sierra de Agalta, Departamento de Olancho, Honduras.

Comment

In the Bolitoglossa dunni group according to the original publication. In the Bolitoglossa (Magnadigita) dunni group of Parra-Olea, García-París, and Wake, 2004, Biol. J. Linn. Soc., 81: 336. See accounts by McCranie and Wilson, 2002, Amph. Honduras: 118–120, and McCranie, 2006, Cat. Am. Amph. Rept., 822: 1–3. McCranie, 2007, Herpetol. Rev., 38: 36, summarized the departmental distribution in Honduras. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 560. 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.: 355, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map.

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