Bolitoglossa oaxacensis Parra-Olea, García-París, and Wake, 2002

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

Bolitoglossa oaxacensis Parra-Olea, García-París, and Wake, 2002, J. Herpetol., 36: 361. Holotype: MVZ 158533, by original designation. Type locality: "9.2 km south of Sola de Vega, Oaxaca, México, approximatly 1800 m elevation, 16° 28′ 23″ N, 96° 59′ 50″ W".

Bolitoglossa (Oaxakia) oaxacensisParra-Olea, García-París, and Wake, 2004, Biol. J. Linn. Soc., 81: 335.

English Names

Atoyac Salamander (original publication; Liner and Casas-Andreu, 2008, Herpetol. Circ., 38: 29).

Distribution

Humid oak-pine and pine forest in the Sierra Madre del Sur, specifically from the mountains south of Sola de Vega, to immediately south of the Atoyac River Basin, in the vicinity of Puerto Portillo, Oaxaca, Mexico.

Comment

In the Bolitoglossa macrinii group according to the original publication, which now constitutes the subgenus Oaxakia according to Parra-Olea, García-París, and Wake, 2004, Biol. J. Linn. Soc., 81: 336. Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 357, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map.

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