Bolitoglossa nicefori Brame and Wake, 1963

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

Bolitoglossa nicefori Brame and Wake, 1963, Contrib. Sci. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 69: 44. Holotype: MLS 4, by original designation, now lost according to Ramírez, Ramírez-Pinilla, and Ortega-Chinchilla, 2012, Cat. Am. Amph. Rept., 883: 1. Type locality: "14 km N. [should be northeast of] San Gil, 1500 meters (4900 feet) elevation, Departamento de Santander, Colombia".

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

English Names

San Gil Mushroomtongue Salamander (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 30).

Distribution

Western slope of the Cordillera Oriental, 1400-2400 m elevation, Santander and Norte de Santander departments, Colombia.

Comment

In the Bolitoglossa (Eladinea) adspersa group of Parra-Olea, García-París, and Wake, 2004, Biol. J. Linn. Soc., 81: 336. Ramírez, Ramírez-Pinilla, and Ortega-Chinchilla, 2012, Cat. Am. Amph. Rept., 883: 1-3, provided an account. Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 326, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map.

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