Bolitoglossa mucuyensis García-Gutiérrez, Escalona, Mora, de Pascual, and Fermin, 2013

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

Bolitoglossa (Eladinea) mucuyensis García-Gutiérrez, Escalona, Mora, Diaz de Pascual, and Fermin, 2012, Zootaxa, 3620:184. Holotype: ULABG 1772, by original destination. Type locality: "Parque Nacional 'SierraNevada', La Mucuy, nearby a stream located between a trout farm and a place called Mesa de Los Pinos, 2225m asl, Santos Marquina municipality, Mérida state, Venezuela".

English Names

La Mucuy Salamander (original publication).

Distribution

Known only from the type locality (Santos Marquina municipality, Mérida state, Venezuela, 2225 m elevation).

Comment

The sister taxon of Bolitoglossa orestes according to the original publication. Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 333, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map.

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